Tag Archives: law

Tolpuddle Martyrs

Who were the Tolpuddle Martyrs? A short overview.

The industrial revolution, combined with the first of the Enclosure Acts, had seen the earnings of poor farmers plummet.

Magna Carta: a brief summary

On the 15th June 1215, Magna Carta – one of the most famous documents in the world – was approved by King John when he added his seal to it in a field at Runnymede near Windsor in England.