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King mob : the story of Lord George Gordon and the riots of 1780

Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-20082004
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This is an account of the Gordon Riots, one of the most violent outbreaks of popular protest in British history. In 1780, Lord George Gordon MP led 50,000 people to present a petition calling for the repeal of the 1778 Roman Catholic Relief Act. The demonstration turned into a riot.
Imprint:
Stroud : Sutton, 2004.
Collation:
192 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 22 cm.
Notes:
Originally published: London: Longmans, Green, 1958.Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-192).
ISBN:
9780750937269 (pbk)
Dewey class:
941.073
Local class:
941.073
Language:
English
BRN:
517340
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