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Little Rhymes for Little Rioters

1867-8: Representation of the People Acts

Author: Anon

Publication: Kilmarnock Standard

Published: 11 May 1867

Place of publication: Kilmarnock, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

Featured individuals:
Edmond Beales (1803-1881)
Charles Bradlaugh (1833-1891)

No full copy of this poem is available.

Archive/Library: Burns Monument Centre
Classmark(s): Microfilm
Pages(s): 4

This poem, reprinted from Punch, comments (negatively) on the Reform League's second Hyde Park rally of 6 May 1867. It mentions the League's president Edmond Beales, and Charles Bradlaugh, who must 'be laid by the heels' if they refuse to learn that 'Mob-law is bad law'.