Welcome to the UK Parliament Web Archive

We capture, preserve, and make accessible UK Parliament information published on the web. The web archive includes UK Parliament websites and social media dating from 2009 to the present.

This collection of archived web content was selected for preservation by the Parliamentary Archives.

Gentlemen at Arms preparing for State Opening

UK House of Lords


The Gentlemen at Arms provides a bodyguard to the Queen at many ceremonial occasions, including State Opening More information about State Opening Copyright House of Lords 2017 / Photography by Roger Harris. This image is subject to parliamentary copyright. www.parliament.uk