Food Riots and Recession in Napoleonic-era England | Pen and Pension

Declaration by Norfolk Labourers Photo Nigel Jones CC

In 1793, the tensions caused by the revolution in France finally exploded into a pan-european conflict. In some ways, it was nothing new. Wars were endemic to most parts of the European continent. …

Source: Food Riots and Recession in Napoleonic-era England | Pen and Pension

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2 thoughts on “Food Riots and Recession in Napoleonic-era England | Pen and Pension

  1. Strange to think how ‘rebellious’ the people of East Anglia were at one time. Given examples like this, and their support for Parliament in the Civil War, it is depressing to now see their adoration for the Tories, and the status quo.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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