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House of Lords in the Middle Ages: correspondence with Garter, 1955-01 - 1986-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/4/17

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and notes on research for The House of Lords in the Middle Ages by JEP and Keith Wallis. Correspondents include: Thomas Bridges [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Sir Anthony Wagner, Garter Principal King of Arms (earlier Richmond Herald) (20).

Also includes: note by the Lord Chancellor for the House of Lords Reform Inter-Party Conference, on an outline structure for a reformed House of Lords; prints for illustrations; summary of meeting at Chequers [Buckinghamshire], April 1963, on industrial and economic affairs (the pattern for a mixed economy, and scientific and industrial education and research), social questions (including National Insurance and benefits) and Government reorganisation; transcript of a notebook belonging to [?] 3rd Lord Home, on Parliamentary procedure in the House of Lords in the seventeenth and eighteenth century; paper by Sir Anthony Wagner on the Introduction of Peers in the House of Lords; rough notes by JEP.


  • Creation: 1955-01 - 1986-10

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.


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Language of Materials



This was the title originally given to POLL 1/4/16, but as there is nothing from Garter there, it was renamed.

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from 1955-1968.

Finding aid date

2002-05-08 11:15:20+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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