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huguenots of spitalfields

Thursday 18th October 2018

Speaker: Stuart Hobday

Stuart Hobday is the author of a new book entitled 'Encounters with Harriet Martineau' that seeks to show her pioneering influence at a crucial juncture in history.

Venue: Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, London EC2V 7HH

Time: 6pm (doors open at 5.45pm)

Admission: £7.00 plus booking fee (price includes a glass of wine)

Harriet Martineau was a 19th century radical writer and campaigner.  Descended from French Huguenots who settled in Norwich she became famous in 1830s London for writing about economics and politics.  She visited America and became well known there for opposing the slave system.  She also wielded her pen on behalf of women's rights, economic fairness, better health and hospitals, and is regarded as a founder on Sociology.

 

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