Carry on cricket

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History Today
Vol. 39, no. 8 (August 1989), p. 18-23

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200 years ago this month and English cricket team set out on a goodwill visit to Paris in the turbulent summer of 1789. But the proposed tour never took place. Overtaken by events it turned back at Dover. John Goulstone and Michael Swanton compile the following account from broadsheets and from correspondence, between certain of the personalities involved.