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The site of St. Peter's Fields where on 16th August 1819 Henry Hunt, radical orator addressed an assembly of about 60,000 people. Their subsequent dispersal by the military is remembered as 'Peterloo'.

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Plaque 1804

Erected

by Manchester City Council

Language English
Colour blue
Location Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester, United Kingdom
Subject
Henry_hunt
Henry Hunt (1773 – 1835)
Machine tag openplaques:id=1804
Not found As far as we know, it is not currently on display

This blue plaque was removed and replaced with a new, red plaque, following a successful campaign, as this one controversially contained no mention of deaths, injuries or the term 'The Peterloo Massacre'.

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