Listening to the Commons is an AHRC funded project building on the work spearheaded by the AHRC ‘St Stephen’s Chapel’ project. It aims to recover the soundscape of debate as experience by women listening through a ventilator in the old House of Commons c. 1800-34.
Listen below to an auralization of the first stages of modelling of the House of Commons c.1780. The speech was originally made by Henry Beaufoy, MP for Great Yarmouth, on 25th April 1792.
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