British parliament: everything you wanted to know
From the gunpowder plot and Oliver Cromwell’s clash with Charles I to Winston Churchill’s speeches during the Second World War, parliament has witnessed some of the most dramatic moments in British history. Speaking with Spencer Mizen, Stephen Roberts answers your queries on the history of Britain’s legislature, from medieval practices to strange traditions.
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The HistoryExtra podcast is produced by the team behind BBC History Magazine and BBC History Revealed.
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