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Chartism in Lancaster

The movement known as Chartism was named after the drawing up of a charter – a list of six demands for the reform of Parliament. The Chartist movement was a mass movement led by...

Chartist Riots
A Chartist Story

George Harney was part of the critical trial of Chartists at Lancaster Castle in 1843. Why was a man from Deptford charged in Lancaster, and what success did his campaign have? ...