This video is sponsored by The Great Courses PlusClick http://ow.ly/juxo30db57d for a FREE Month TrialWhat is the House of Lords? How has it changed over the past few and a half centuries? Can anybody join? Can I join? Why not? What do the Lords in the House of Lords do?Written and created byJON GRACEY @jongraceyLIAM BUTLER @angryflatcapJAY FOREMAN @jayforemanPAUL KENDLERPresented and edited byJAY FOREMAN @jayforemanCamera/directorPAUL KENDLERAdditional cameraURS ROBBEFacilities provided by (and much thanks to)SHIFT 4(Advert filmed and directed by JOHN HENRY FALLE)And now, a message from my sponsor....The Great Courses Plus is currently available to watch through a web browser to almost anyone in the world and optimized for the US market. The Great Courses Plus is currently working to both optimize the product globally and accept credit card payments globally.