Wales at Westminster: Parliament, Principality and Pressure Groups, 1542–1601*

@inproceedings{Bowen2008WalesAW,
  title={Wales at Westminster: Parliament, Principality and Pressure Groups, 1542–1601*},
  author={Liessa Thomas Bowen},
  year={2008}
}
This article attempts to address an inconsistency of modern historiography regarding the legacy of Wales’s union with England in the mid-sixteenth century. The discrepancy concerns the participation of Welshmen in the new parliamentary and administrative roles afforded by the union. The Henrician statutes which united Wales with England remodelled Welsh justice and administration, bringing Wales into line with English practice. Justices of the peace were introduced, Wales was divided into… CONTINUE READING
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