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No Ordinary Convict - A Welshman Called Rebecca

No Ordinary Convict - A Welshman Called Rebecca
 
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The Rebecca Riots took place in Wales between 1839 and 1844 to protest primarily about excessive tolls imposed on travel across the Welsh countryside.

Each protest was led by a young man disguised as a woman, face blackened, who was called Rebecca. John Hughes was a Rebecca - he was caught red-handed leading an attack to demolish a toll gate and tollhouse and subsequently transported as a convict to Van Diemen's Land.

Softcover book
Published 2021
303-pages, indexed
Signed by the author
SKU SKU19342
Quantity in stock 1 item(s) available
Weight 1.50 kg
Author Janine Marshall Wood
ISBN 9780648972778
 
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