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The Sacherevell Riots, 1710

Interesting riot situation in which circumstances are not unlike those of present day Britain.

The Sacheverell riots were a series of outbreaks of public disorder, which spread across England during the spring, summer and autumn of 1710 in which supporters of the… 223 more words


Henry Sacheverell and the Riot Act, 1714

Henry Sacheverell /sæˈʃɛvərəl/ (1674 – 15 June 1724) was an English High Church clergyman and politician. 226 more words


The Judicial Hysteria of the 2011 Riot Trials

Huffington Post, 27 October 2014

Judges and magistrates are often assumed to be beyond prejudice, immune to the behavioural and cognitive biases that would sway the rest of us. 681 more words