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Justice and Grace: Private Petitioning and the English Parliament in the Late Middle Ages

The central place of petitioning in the work of the English parliament has long been recognised: the 18th-century editors of the rolls of parliament included unenrolled petitions in their text wherever they felt able to assign them to a particular assembly, and to this day Members of the House of Commons may deposit written petitionsContinue reading “Justice and Grace: Private Petitioning and the English Parliament in the Late Middle Ages”