Archive for June 3rd, 2016

The Missing Records of the High Commisson (2016-6-3)

The High Commission was a court that existed in England for more than a century, engendering substantial political dispute.  Originally intended for ecclesiatical disputes, the spread of its jurisdiction caused major friction.  Yet its records have all disappeared, save for contemporaneous writings.  Here is some facinating history. “Historians have seen in the High Commission’s existence […]