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Regency Celebrity: Edmund Cartwright, English Clergyman and Inventor of the Power Loom

Edward (Edmund) Cartwright (24 April 1743 – 30 October 1823) was an English clergyman and inventor of the power loom. Life and Work He was the brother of Major John Cartwright, a political reformer and radical, and George Cartwright, explorer … Continue reading

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Regency Celebrity: John Cartwright, Parliamentary Reformer

John Cartwright (17 September 1740 – 23 September 1824) was an English naval officer, Nottinghamshire militia major and prominent campaigner for parliamentary reform. He subsequently became known as the Father of Reform. His younger brother Edmund Cartwright became famous as … Continue reading

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