The Tolpuddle Martyrs were a group of agricultural labourers who were tried and transported to Australia for the 'crime' of trying to form a union. Their story is key to the formation of modern trades unionism.

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Spithead and Nore Mutinies of 1797
An account of the rebellious activities of sailors who went on strike for better condition and made wider demands for democracy. Laws passed after this revolt outlawing secret oaths were the ones used against the Tolpuddle Martyrs.
This 48 page book produced by the South and Eastern Region of the TUC and sponsored by RMT and Nautilus includes scene-setting pieces on thinkers and activists at the time such as William Blake, Edmund Burke, Robert Burns, To Paine, Wolfe Tone and Mary Wollstonecraft.

SKU: SKU10

Our price: £2.00