Henry Garnet

English Jesuit priest executed for his complicity in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.

Guy Fawkes

Member of the group of English Catholics who planned the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605.

Battle of Howe Bridge

Riot that took place on 28 January 1881 against the background of an acrimonious strike by 50,000 miners from pits on the Lancashire coalfield, characterised by mobs of miners picketing working pits.

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.