Peterloo Massacre

Cavalry charge on 16 August 1819 into a crowd of 60,000–80,000 gathered at St Peter’s Field, Manchester, England to demand the reform of parliamentary representation

Power-loom riots

Rioting by hand loom weavers in 1826 in Lancashire, England, protesting against the introduction of the much more efficient power looms.

Leighth Feight

Clash between Chartists and police in Leigh, Lancashire in August 1839.

Manchester Blitz

Heavy bombing of the city of Manchester and its surrounding areas in North West England during the Second World War by the Nazi German Luftwaffe.