Gresham College Lecture: The Gordon Riots of 1780: London in Flames, a Nation in Ruin
Mon Mar 11 2013
courtesy Gresham College
Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jan 23 2013
Civil unrest is nothing new, as this talk by Professor Ian Hayward makes clear, detailing as it does a sustained London riot that saw the torching of MP's houses, prisons and bridge toll-booths across the capital, and raised the spectre of a nationwide revolution.