Notes on the Assassination of Spencer Perceval - Page 3

Notes on the Assassination of Spencer Perceval - Page 3
  • Title: Notes on the assassination of Spencer Perceval

  • Date : 11 May 1812

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, HL/PO/JO/8/276A

  • Description :

    This is the notification of the death of British Prime Minster Spencer Perceval, which states that 'the Rt Hon Mr Spencer Perceval was shot within the walls of the two Houses of Parlt and is since dead of his wounds'. This document is part of a file of notes on the assassination, which includes the announcement made by the Lord Chancellor to the House of Lords, and the questioning of a House of Commons door keeper who witnessed the murder.