First Lords Journal: Royal Family Tree

First Lords Journal: Royal Family Tree
  • Title: The first House of Lords Journal: Royal Family Tree
  • Date: Sixteenth century
  • Catalogue number: Parliamentary Archives,HL/PO/JO/1/1
  • Description:

    These pages from the first House of Lords Journal show a Royal family tree from Egbert of Wessex, (traditionally listed as the first King of England) to the Tudors. It is not known why this section was bound into the Journal volume.

    Page 1: Each monarch has an entry in English, often with colourful character descriptions. The Anglo-Saxon kings are listed in turn over the first three pages.

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