By M. J. Trow
On 1 might 1820, outdoors Newgate criminal, in entrance of a dense crowd, 5 of the Cato road conspirators - Arthur Thistlewood, William Davidson, James Ings, Richard Tidd and John Brunt - have been hanged for prime treason. Then they have been decapitated within the final brutal act of a murderous conspiracy that aimed to assassinate top Minister Lord Liverpool and his cupboard and wreck his govt. The Cato road conspirators matched the Gunpowder plotters of their bold - and of their destiny - yet their darkish, radical intrigue hasn't bought the eye it merits. M. J. Trow, during this gripping fast-moving account of this infamous yet missed episode in British historical past, reconstructs the case in shiny element and units it within the wider context of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars.
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Enemies of the State: The Cato Street Conspiracy by M. J. Trow