1. The last such trial in the House of Lords was of Edward Russell, 26th Baron de Clifford, in 1935.
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2. The House of Lords would be presided over not by the Lord Chancellor, but by the Lord High Steward, an official especially appointed for the occasion of the trial.
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3. The House of Lords was not the United Kingdom's only court of last resort; in some cases, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council performs such a function.
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10. House of Lords developed from the "Great Council" that advised the King during medieval times.
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14. Unlike the elected House of Commons, all members of the House of Lords are appointed.
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15. House of Lords, known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
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