The Church and Peterloo

Gardner, John (2019) The Church and Peterloo. In: Commemorating Peterloo: Violence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era. Edinburgh Critical Studies in Romanticism . Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, UK. ISBN 9781474428569

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This chapter focusses on how the Church was implicated in the Peterloo Massacre. Through fresh research at the National Archives I have found a network of priests and clergymen acting as spies for the Home Office in the period around the massacre in 1819.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Peterloo, Church, Spies, Violence
Faculty: Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Depositing User: Professor John Gardner
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2018 16:19
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2021 18:55

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