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Reporting George I’s parliaments: a Prussian diplomat’s view

In the latest blog from The Georgian Lords, Dr Charles Littleton continues his examination of foreign reporters of Parliamentary events – a theme that will also feature in our forthcoming coverage for Parliament Week. 1,008 more words

18th Century History

Clarendon's impeachment

Impeachment is a procedure rarely used in the British Parliament these days, but it is a procedure of historic importance, as discussed in our Director’s Blog here… 1,066 more words

Early Modern History

The Dismissal of Clarendon

350 years ago this month, the Lord Chancellor, Edward Hyde, earl of Clarendon, was dismissed following the disaster on the Medway. Our Director, Dr Paul Seaward… 915 more words

Early Modern History

Why 'Rexit" Is Not Happening Anytime Soon, in Rex Tillerson's Own Words

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‘Rexit’ was in the news for a few days. Reports that Secretary Tillerson had gone to Texas, putting in 20-hour workdays while also on some time off did not help quell the rumors. 1,505 more words

Secretaries of State: Present at the Creation, Present at the Destruction

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Updated: July 2, 10:59 pm PT
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Present at the Destruction: How Rex Tillerson Is Wrecking the State Department https://t.co/Y1Gk5PWM2X…

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Chatham and the failure of English Politics

350 years ago this week the British navy suffered a disaster after the Dutch Raid on the Medway. In this blog our Director, Dr Paul Seaward… 1,503 more words

Early Modern History

@StateDept Opens a New Consulate in Porto Alegre, Brazil

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