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Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: England: Dorset: Tolpuddle
- Article originally written for The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, Australia), covering the trial and conviction of the Dorsetshire labourers, and their impact on the politics of the day.
The Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum
- Tells the tale of six labourers' arrest, trial and deportation for unionising, leading to the foundation of modern trade unionism. [Tolpuddle, Dorset]
Tolpuddle Martyrs' Tree
- Site of the landmark trade union meeting in 1834 that became a historic symbol of the struggles for the emerging labour movement, now one of the smallest National Trust properties.
Wikipedia: Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival
- Article describing an annual event celebrating the memory of the Tolpuddle Martyrs.
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