For a Repeal of the Corn Laws by Sir Robert Peel
Parliamentary Speech by the Prime Minister, Robert Peel, on the successful motion to abolish the Corn Laws. Peel was seen as a traitor by many of his Conservative colleagues because of his volte-face on maintaining the laws.
The John Hampden Society
A society devoted to the study of seventeenth century Parliamentarian John Hampden, who became famous through resisting the Charles I's illegal Ship Money tax.
Repeal of the British Corn Laws
An article from the 1851 edition of the United States Democratic Review.
The Victorian Web: The Corn Laws
Article on the history and economic significance of the Corn Laws.
Wikipedia: Corn Laws
Article from the open source encyclopaedia.
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