Table of contents for Parliament at work : parliamentary committees, political power, and public access in early modern England / edited by Chris R. Kyle and Jason Peacey.


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Note on the Conjectural Plan of the Palace of Westminster       xiii
Paul M. Hunneyball
1  'Under cover of so much coming and going': Public Access to
Parliament and the Political Process in Early Modern England   1
Chris R. Kyle and Jason Peacey
2 '[B]y committinge of a bill the Howse allowed of the bodie thereof'
Tudor Parliamentary Legislative Committees: Development,
Purposes, Value and Problems, 1510-1601                       25
Michael A. R Graves
3 Attendance, Apathy and Order? Parliamentary Committees in
Early Stuart England                                          43
Chris R. Kyle
4  Politics, Accounts and Propaganda in the Long Parliament      59
Jason Peacey
5 Ireland at Westminster: the Long Parliament's Irish Committees,
1641-1647                                                     79
Robert Armstrong
6 The Triumph of Oligarchy: the Management of War and the
Committee of Both Kingdoms, 1644-1645                        101
John Adamson
7  The Foundation of the Council of State                       129
Sean Kelsey
8 The Cavalier Parliament, the 1667 Accounts Commission and the
Idea of Accountability                                       149
Paul Seaward
9 Public Space, Private Affairs: Committees, Petitions and Lobbies
in the Early Modern English Parliament                       169
David Dean








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Great Britain, Parliament History, Great Britain, Parliament Committees History, Representative government and representation Great Britain History, Constitutional history England