Harking Forwards: Henry Hunt, Glastonbury and the English Constitution

By Adam Stout

Issue No.2 (New Series) 2019 Page 24-30

Henry Hunt is famed for promoting universal male suffrage through his public speaking across Britain, which attracted mass audiences in the first decades of the nineteenth century. Unbeknown to many people, Hunt was Lord of the Manor of Glastonbury, using the town as a base to discuss, and experiment with, radical reform. Stout’s article examines Henry Hunt’s activities in Glastonbury and his legacy among the populace.   

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