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OUTLAW HEROES #6

The sixth in a series of articles which recognises real-life Outlaw Heroes Thomas Spence: The Poor Man’s Revolutionary Thomas Spence (1750 – 1814) was an English Radical and advocate of the common ownership of land. He was born in Newcastle-on-Tyne,

THE WONGA WAY

From the earliest times right through until the end of the Victorians, ‘Debtors Prisons’, were in existence but even they were not what you think. Sure enough, people lost their liberty just for being in debt in some capacity, but