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Henry ‘Orator’ Hunt, British Radical of the Industrial Age

Henry “Orator” Hunt (6 November 1773–15 February 1835) was a British radical speaker and agitator, who advocated parliamentary reform and the repeal of the Corn Laws. Because of his rousing speeches at mass meetings held in Spa Fields in London … Continue reading

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Regency Personality: Arthur Thistlewood, British Conspirator

Arthur Thistlewood and the Cato Street Conspiracy play a minor role in my Work in Progress, A Touch of Love. Here is a bit about each… Arthur Thistlewood (1774–May 1, 1820) was a British conspirator in the Cato Street Conspiracy. … Continue reading

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Regency Era Events: The Cato Street Conspiracy, Murder Most Foul

The Cato Street Conspiracy was an attempt to murder all the British cabinet ministers and Prime Minister Lord Liverpool in 1820. The name comes from the meeting place near Edgware Road in London. The Cato Street Conspiracy is notable due … Continue reading

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