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Who were the tailors of Tooley Street?

January 20, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Geography, History

While George Canning (1770-1827) was Prime Minister of England, several tailors met in a house on Tooley Street, London, for the purpose of redressing popular grievances. They drew up a petition to the House of Commons that began with the words, “We, the people of England.” There is a difference of opinion regarding the number …

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