Society for Constitutional Information
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The radical John Cartwright founded the Society for Constitutional Information , an activist group which worked to promote parliamentary reform.
16 December 1789
The Society for Constitutional Information (a potentially radical political organization) held its semi-annual meeting at the London Tavern, to commemorate the centenary of the Bill of Rights.
A British Convention on manhood suffrage was held in Edinburgh, bringing together delegates from the LondonCorresponding Society and Scottish delegates of the Society for Constitutional Information .
12 May 1794
Thomas Hardy , founder and secretary of the LondonCorresponding Society , and Daniel Adams , secretary of the Society for Constitutional Information , were arrested at their homes.
By mid May 1794
The First Report from the Committee of Secrecy was published in London. The Committee was set up to monitor and investigate potentially seditious activities by the Society for Constitutional Information (founded in April 1780)...
Indictments against Thomas Hardy , John Horne Tooke , and John Thelwall argued that proposals radically to limit the power of the king should rank as treason.
6 October 1794
A London grand jury found twelve accused radicals guilty of high treason. Lord Chief Justice Eyre had delivered them the charge.
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