The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 14
Important Dates in the History of the Peerage
Important Dates in the History of the Peerage.
- 6 February, 1649.—The House of Lords abolished by resolution of the Commons.
- 7 February, 1856.—Refused to admit Lord Wensleydale as a Life Peer.
- 31 March, 1868.—Abolished voting by proxy.
- 13 July, 1871.—Passed Act depriving bankrupt Peers of seat and vote.
- 5 October, 1876.—Lords Blackburn and Gordon admitted as Life Peers.