Thelwall on trial

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Thelwall

While in prison, Thelwall wrote a defence speech, which he was warned would have led to his hanging. He was more restrained at his trial, was acquitted, then published the speech anyway, under the title  The Rights of Britons.

< Priestley and Thelwall | 1794 | Thelwall and Wollstonecraft >

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