The temporal and spiritual lords. Each lord was a peer of the realm who held their seats by hereditary right. During the 14th century the element of the Magna Carta that granted the accused the right to trial by peers was interpreted to be only other peers within the House of Lords.
One of two houses of the English Parliament; represents the nobility.
the upper house of the British parliament
When lawyers talk about the House of Lords they are usually referring to the highest level of court in the UK. In fact this is just one part of the House of Lords: the House of Lords as a whole is part of the UK parliament, the UKâ€™s legislature. The UK parliament is divided into the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
The upper house of the United Kingdom Parliament, composed of life peers and some hereditary peers, none of whom is elected by the public.
The House of Lords is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom and is also commonly referred to as "the Lords". The Sovereign, the House of Commons (which is the lower house of Parliament and referred to as "the Commons"), and the Lords together comprise the Parliament.
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