Record #1175 (edit record; developers only)

Date: Aug 16, 1819


Peterloo Massacre at Manchester: Mounted troops charged on a meeting, killing and maiming many people; it was a large, orderly and peaceful group of 60,000 that met at St. Peter's Fields, Manchester, to demand Parliamentary Reform.


*Parliamentary Reform  

Links for Parliamentary Reform:

Electoral Reform: Rotten Boroughs (Notes on Rotten Boroughs and the effort to abolish them through parliamentary reform.) (Laura Mandell)

Peterloo Massacre (multiple pages providing a variety of information)

Peterloo Massacre (excerpt from Charles W. Colby, ed., Selections from the Sources of English History, B.C. 55 - A.D. 1832 (London: Longmans, Green, 1920), pp. 298-300 ) (Paul Halsall)



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