Record #629 (edit record; developers only)

Date: Jan 25, 1792


Shoemaker Thomas Hardy starts the London Corresponding Society; the group debates for five nights--"Have we who are Tradesman, Shopkeepers and mechanics any right to seek to obtain a parliamentary reform?"

Notes: Goodwin, Albert. The Friends of Liberty: The English Democratic Movement in the Age of the French Revolution. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard UP, 1979. 


*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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