30th August 1826 - Cobbett visits Salisbury, rages against 'the Accursed Hill'

Cobbett   Rural rides in the southern, western and eastern counties of England, 1930   5214769.tif

On 30th August in 1826 Cobbett visited Salisbury for 2nd time on his ‘Rural Rides’. He raged against the rotten borough of Old Sarum, calling it the ‘Accursed Hill’[1]

Footnotes

[1] Rural rides, URL: https://archive.org/stream/ruralrides02cobb#page/56/mode/2up

Image

By Cobbett, William - Available in the BEIC digital library and uploaded in partnership with BEIC Foundation., Public Domain, Link