LHG Bibliography: Politics

Ballard, Adolphus, The early municipal charters of the Sussex boroughs, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1912, 55, 35-40.

Barttelot, Walter B., Extract from the return of Members of Parliament, 1290-1702, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1880, 30, 190-197.
Includes Gage, Goring, Pelham, and Shelley families for Lewes Borough. [Full text of article]

Black, Jeremy, Canvassing Lewes in 1767 [Historical note], Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1990, 128, 266.

Brent, Colin, The neutering of the Fellowship and the emergence of a Tory party in Lewes (1663-1688), Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1983, 121, 95-107.

Brent, Colin, The selection of High Constables at Lewes, 1733-40 [Historical note], Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1984, 122, 225-226.
Concerning members of the Pelham family.

Bridgeman, Charles G.O., The devolution of the Sussex manors formerly belonging to the Earls of Warenne and Surrey, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1914, 56, 54-91. [Full text of article]

Bridgeman, Charles G.O., The Sussex manors of the Earls of Warenne, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1915, 57, 185-196.
Articles explaining how the lordship of Lewes became sub-divided between three families. [Full text of article]

Cownie, Emma, Conquest, lordship and religious patronage in the Sussex rapes, 1066-1135, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1998, 136, 111-122.

Goring, Jeremy, The Fellowship of the Twelve in Elizabethan Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1981, 119, 157-172.

Hills, Wallace H., The Parliamentary History of the Borough of Lewes, 1295-1885, Farncombe, 1908.

Kay, John E., The Broyle Enclosure, 1767-71, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 2000, 138, 165-189. [Abstract][PDF 722Kb]
Extensive background information identifies members of interests groups promoting and opposing enclosure.

Mason, J.F.A., The Rapes of Sussex and the Norman conquest, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1964, 102, 68-93.
About church land holdings and land settlement, Lewes and de Warrenne.

Nadel, G.H., The Sussex election of 1741, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1953, 91, 84-124.
Includes pp.112-114 on the 1741 Lewes borough election.

Stenlake, Frances, ‘The Lady Fired Splendidly’: Lewes and the Women’s Suffrage Campaign, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 2014, 152, 139-152. [Abstract]

Stenning, Alan H., A return of the Members of Parliament for the county and boroughs of Sussex, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1880, 30, 161-189.
Includes MPs for Lewes Borough, 1295-1368. [Full text of article]

Stenning, Alan H., A return of the Members of Parliament for the county and boroughs of Sussex, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1881, 31, 95-122.
Includes MPs for Lewes Borough, 1369-1421. [Full text of article]

Stenning, Alan H., A return of the Members of Parliament for the county and boroughs of Sussex, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1882, 32, 141-166.
Includes MPs for Lewes Borough 1422-1557. [Full text of article]

Stenning, Alan H., A return of the Members of Parliament for the county and boroughs of Sussex, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1883, 33, 69-100.
Includes MPs for Lewes Borough, 1558-1680/1. [Full text of article]

Swales, R.J.W., The Howard interest in Sussex elections, 1529-1558, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1976, 114, 49-60.
Includes elections in Lewes.

Turner, Edward, The ancient Merchant Guild of Lewes, and the subsequent municipal regulations of the town, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1869, 21, 90-107.
Includes the origins of Lewes town and history of the Guild up to mid 17th century.
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