Hyde Park Riots against restrictions on Sunday trading

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Historical Context Note

On successive Sundays (24 June, 1 and 8 July) there was rioting by the working-class in London's Hyde Park as a protest against the Sabbatarian restrictions on Sunday trading.

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Citation:
Editors. "Hyde Park Riots against restrictions on Sunday trading". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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