1.1 Huge meeting held at Spa Fields,
London. Henry Hunt. Mainly peaceful.
Lower taxes and Parliament Reform.
2 The March of the Blanketeers
2.1 About 300 marchers- Manchester-London.
Many unemployed Handloom Weavers. Called
for Parliamentary Reform, abolition of Corn
Laws, and re-introduction of Habeas Corpus.
3 Pentrich Rising
3.1 Work of "Oliver". Persuaded men to
march on Nottingham. Men were
caught- leaders hung and 30
4 Peterloo Massacre
4.1 Suspension of Habeas Corpus
and large meetings was lifted.
Four huge meetings planned-
last at St. Peter's FIelds,
Manchester. Estimated 60,000
people, from variety of
backgrounds, to hear Henry
Hunt. Magistrates called up
Yeomanry. Yeomanry blocked
by people, when trying to arrest
Hunt. 11 people killed-
including a 2 women and a
child. and 400 innured
5 Cato Street Conspiracy 1820
5.1 Group of extremists planned to kill the members
of the cabinet. Group was infiltrated, arrested and