UK – House of Lords

  The House of Lords, the upper chamber of Great Britain’s bicameral legislature. Originated in the 11th century, when the Anglo-Saxon kings consulted witans (councils) composed of religious leaders and the monarch’s ministers, it emerged as a distinct element of Parliament in the 13th and 14th centuries. Despite these limitations, the House of Lords plays a significant role in Parliament. Its… Continue reading UK – House of Lords