Welsh Chartist Martyrs -- Jones, Frost and Williams
Welsh Chartist Martyrs, prosecuted for their involvement in the Newport Rising of 3-4 November 1839 -- William Jones (1809-1873), John Frost (1784-1877) and Zephaniah Williams (1795-1874).
© Terry Parker / Mary Evans Picture Library
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Chartist petition procession
A print of the chartists' procession of 1842 taking the great national petition of 3, 317, 702 signatures to the House of Commons. The marchers carry flags reading 'reform', 'universal suffrage' and 'vote by ballot'. Date: May 1842
© Marx Memorial Library/Mary Evans
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