The Royal Historical Society is governed by its By-Laws which are available here:
- By-Laws of the Royal Historical Society (updated November 2020)
- Addendum to By-Law VIII: Procedures for Expulsion from the Society (November 2020)
In addition, the Society maintains a Statement of Ethics (last updated in October 2020).
Revisions to the By-Laws are made, on approval, at the Society’s Annual General Meeting, held annually in November.