The Pentrich Rebellion

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History Today
Vol. 60, no. 11 (November 2010), p. 17-22

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In 1817 during a period of economic hardship following the war with France, a motley crew of stocking-makers, stonemasons, ironworkers and labourers from a Derbyshire village attempted an uprising against the government. It was swiftly and brutally suppressed. Susan Hibbins tells the story of England's last attempted revolution