Relationships: From the Parliamentary Collections
During the past 200 years Parliament has focused its attention on a wide range of issues affecting people's personal lives in relation to marriage, divorce and sexuality.
Often Parliament has passed legislation in response to campaigns by outside groups and organisations which have been anxious to protect vulnerable individuals. It has increasingly legislated on controversial issues where there have been many diverse, strongly-held opinions to take into account.
Here are just some of the books about religion in Britain
Read about Parliament's recent revisions to the blasphemy laws
Find out how Parliament's role in religion has changed over the centuries
Follow the course of important religious laws from medieval times to the present
Explore the Parliamentary collections for documents about the history of the Book of Common Prayer
The Parliamentary Archives worked with Kent History and Library Centre to explore the life and career of Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl Stanhope. Find out more here.