Parliament, Print and Corruption in Later Stuart Britain

Knights, Mark
March 2007
Parliamentary History (Edinburgh University Press);Mar2007, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p49
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the corruption issues between the press and parliament sectors during the late Stuart period in Great Britain. It details the innovations in the print-parliament relationship and discusses one neglected aspect on the issue. According to the author, both the parliament and the press had a symbiotic relationship before the later Stuart period during the expansion of the fiscal-military state. Moreover, a print campaign by author Robert Crosfeild on corruption is discussed.


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