All credit to mike leigh who, in his new film, has turned his great talent to honouring those butchered in the peterloo massacre of 1819 for.
In august 1819 dozens of peaceful protestors were killed and hundreds injured at what became known as the peterloo massacre ruth mather examines the. An epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 peterloo massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at st peter's field in manchester turned. The peterloo massacre occurred at st peter's field, manchester, england, on 16 august 1819, when cavalry charged into a crowd of 60,000–80,000 who had.
A background power point relating to the key question: should the events in manchester on 16 august 1819 be called a 'massacre' there are.
This is the official report into a meeting held at st peter's fields, manchester in august 1819, during which 11 people were killed and 400 wounded.
In this lesson, we will explore the peterloo massacre of 1819 in which a 60000- strong demonstration for political and tariff reform in manchester.
Actor john henshaw read out the names of the victims of the massacre.