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Hansard Tweets’ the Queen’s Letter


In 1837 Queen Victoria inherited a monarchy that was not popular and her advisers belonged to a governing plutocracy. The Peterloo Massacre of 1812 and the recent Newport Rising of 1839 resonated amongst the working classes. The 1832 Reform Act deliberately limiting voting rights to a privileged few, and the 1834 Poor Law deliberately extending poverty to a less privileged many, simply reinforced the existing social inequalities. Continual civil unrest fuelled by the suffering and distress amongst the working classes eventually culminated in the Chartist’s General Strike of 1842. Read more of this post

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