The End of the Irish Parliament (1911)

Author: Joseph R. Fisher

Book ID: 62095

Price: 95.00

The End of the Irish Parliament. London: Arnold, 1911. First Edition. Pp xii, 314, [8]. Dark green buckram, title lettered in gilt to spine. Light mottling to boards, contents in fine condition.

A history of the early Irish parliament from the era underJames 1 to the founding of Grattan’s parliament. Over the years, the Irish Parliament met in many different locations, including Dublin Castle. In 1729, construction began on what was to become the first purpose-built two-chamber parliament house in the world. It mirrored the British Parliament, with a House of Commons, presided over by a speaker, and a House of Lords consisting of Irish peers and Church of Ireland Bishops.

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