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Edward Baines

(1774—1848) newspaper proprietor, politician, and historian

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Baines, Edward

Baines, Edward (1774–1774)   Reference library

The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

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2010
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Social sciences, Economics
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674 words

Edward Baines was born on 5 February 1774 at Walton-le-Dale in Lancashire, the son of Richard Baines and his wife

Binns family

Binns family  

Tailors in Haworth at the time of the Brontës. Their name figures largely in the provenance of Brontë items, which were still being purchased for the BPM from Binns descendants ...
Leeds Mercury

Leeds Mercury  

Established in its earliest form in 1717, the Leeds Mercury was one of three local newspapers taken at the Brontës' childhood home, as Charlotte records in her *‘History of the ...
Luddite

Luddite  

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A member of any of the bands of English workers who destroyed machinery, especially in cotton and woollen mills, which they believed was threatening their jobs (1811–16). The name probably comes from ...
Peterloo massacre

Peterloo massacre  

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An attack by Manchester yeomanry on 16 August 1819 against a large but peaceable crowd. Sent to arrest the speaker at a rally of supporters of political reform in St Peter's Field, Manchester, the ...
Tales of the Islanders

Tales of the Islanders  

Volumes 1–4, written between 31 [sic] June 1829 and 30 June 1830, is Charlotte Brontë's first extended attempt at storytelling, involving both political allegory and fairytale. It is the only ...

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