Category Archives: Parliamentary buildings

A Westminster Boy Made Good: Charles Barry (1795-1860)

Caroline Shenton won the Political Book of the Year Award in 2013 with The Day Parliament Burned Down and its sequel Mr Barry’s War is published this month.  In this guest post she reflects on an often-forgotten aspect of the … Continue reading

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Parliaments, Politics and People seminar: Rebekah Moore, ‘Contested spaces: temporary houses of Parliament and government, 1834-52’

Originally posted on The History of Parliament:
At our last ‘Parliaments, Politics and People’ seminar, Rebekah Moore, holder of an AHRC collaborative doctoral award with the History of Parliament and Institute of Historical Research, gave a paper on the temporary…

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