Notes on the Assassination of Spencer Perceval - Page 4

Notes on the Assassination of Spencer Perceval - Page 4
  • Title: Notes on the assassination of Spencer Perceval

  • Date : 11 May 1812

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

  • Description :

    This document is part of a collection of notes on the assassination of Prime Minister Spencer Perceval. It contains details of the questioning of Richard Tayler, a doorkeeper in the House of Commons who witnessed the murder. This file also includes the announcement made by the Lord Chancellor to the House of Lords upon receiving news of the assassination, and a notification of the cause of death.