Lord Cornwallis/Hexham Riot

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    "The Hexham Riot occurred in March 1761 in Hexham, Northumberland when a crowd protesting the introduction of a new recruiting system for the British militia were fired on by members of the North Yorkshire Militia with heavy casualties. It is also sometimes known as Bloody Monday or the Hexham Massacre...."
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    Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Lord_Cornwallis/Hexham_Riot
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 years, 6 months ago
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