Brid McGrath

The Operations of the Irish House of Commons, 1613-48

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This new book by Brid McGrath, an acknowledged authority on early modern Irish parliaments and towns, provides a detailed operational account of the Irish House of Commons during the early Stuart period, a pivotal era in Ireland’s history. It looks at the establishment of parliamentary structures and operations that endured until the Act of Union. The book describes the structures, powers, personnel, culture and operations of the lower house of the Irish parliament and examines how the parliament evolved under the governance of Lord Deputies Arthur Chichester and Thomas Wentworth and during the Confederation of Kilkenny period.

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Writer

Brid McGrath

Publisher

Four Courts Press Ltd

Publication Year

2023

ISBN

9781846828140

Language

English

Format

Hardcover