Tag Archives: OP Riots of 1809

The OP Riots of 1809

  The Old Price Riots of 1809 were caused by rising prices at the new Theatre at Covent Garden, London, after the previous one had been destroyed by fire. Covent Garden was one of two “patent” theatres in London in … Continue reading

Posted in British history, Georgian Era, Living in the Regency, real life tales, Regency era, Victorian era | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on The OP Riots of 1809