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Collection Level Description: Microfilms of House of Lords Main Papers

Reference: MSS. Film dep. 277-360, 697-743
Title: Microfilms of House of Lords Main Papers
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 132 shelfmarks

Language of Material: Latin and English

Scope and Content

Microfilms of House of Lords main papers, May 1499-April 1704, including protestations 1641/2.

Administrative Information

Access Conditions

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The microfilms may be used only after notifying the Clerk of the Records, House of Lords.

Existence/Location of Originals

The originals are held by the House of Lords Record Office, London.

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

The papers are calendared in the Historical Manuscripts Commission, 3rd Report Appendix pp. 1-36, 4th Report Apendix pp. 1-170, 5th Report Appendix pp. 1-134, 6th Report Appendix pp. 1-221, 7th Report Appendix pp. 1-182, 8th Report Appendix pp. 101-173, 9th Report Appendix II, pp. 1-125, 11th Report Appendix pp. 1-164, (House of Lords Record Office).

Access Points

England | House of Lords

England and Wales | House of Lords

Great Britain | Politics and government | 15th century

Great Britain | Politics and government | 16th century

Great Britain | Politics and government | 17th century

Great Britain | Politics and government | 18th century

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