Elections in Medieval England

The following article examines the birth of parliament in medieval England.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/middle_ages/birth_of_parliament_01.shtml

Topics covered include:

  • Early parliaments
  • Emergence of the commons
  • Kings, lords, and commons
  • Elections and constituencies
  • Complaint and redress
  • Parliament and political opposition

2 thoughts on “Elections in Medieval England”

  1. Great post! It’s much better than digging through each section individually on Wikipedia and trying to piece it all together.

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