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Wilkes and Liberty

Wed 7th Mar 2018

Event Details:

Event Type
Group Walk
Region
Southern England
Local Group
London
Distance
8ml.
Start Time
18.00
Route
Meet at Nelson Mandela Statue in SW corner of Parliament Square. Nearest tube Westminster. Finish Clerkenwell Follow the life of libertarian John Wilkes from Parliament Square (he was an MP) to Clerkenwell Green (where he was born). Feel the adulation of the crowds welcoming him back from exile in 1768 only to be fired on by troops. Lots of other sites and anecdotes
General Notes
(This walk is filched from the excellent book, “Walking across London” by Patrick Hamilton.)
Contact
Christopher Hedley Telephone number in Strider
Start
TQ300795
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Finish
TQ313825
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