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Historic parliamentary documents in the Palace of Westminster

Maurice Francis Bond

Historic parliamentary documents in the Palace of Westminster

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Parliament -- Archives,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Sources

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by Maurice Bond].
      ContributionsGreat Britain. Parliament.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCD1063 .B633 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19 p. :
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4479117M
      ISBN 100117005533
      LC Control Number79307151
      OCLC/WorldCa5221869

      The Palace of Westminster, also known as the Houses of Parliament or Westminster Palace, is the meeting place of the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom—the House of Lords and the House of lies on the north bank of the River Thames [note 1] in the heart of the London borough of the City of Westminster, close to the historic Westminster Architectural style(s): Perpendicular Gothic.


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