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Posted By: GUEST,Terry McDonald
29-May-07 - 01:53 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Song on the 1780 Coventry Election
Subject: RE: Origins: Song on the 1780 Coventry Election
No real argument, Jack, other than to mention that Coventry, before 1832, had an electorate of about 2,400 and that the ideas of the radical whigs helped fuel the American revolution. But, yes, local politics could be pretty fearsome and they threw up some 'interesting' songs!