secular members of the House of Lords
(Redirected from Lord Temporal)
The Lords Temporal are secular members of the House of Lords, the upper house of the British Parliament. The term is used to create a difference between these members — who are either life peers or hereditary peers - and the Bishops, who are called Lords Spiritual.
- ↑ Blackstone, William (January 1, 1836). Commentaries on the Laws of England. London: Clarendon Press at Oxford. p. 156. ISBN 978-1241049874.
- ↑ Cobbett, William (1803). Cobbett's Parliamentary history of England. From the Norman conquest, in 1066. To the year, 1803. London: T.C. Hansard. p. 135.