The Tolpuddle Martyrs Quiz.
James and George Loveless, James Hammett, James Brine, Thomas and John Standfield all brave men who formed their Union in 1834. 8 Questions.
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The Tolpuddle Martyrs were workers employed in what kind of jobs?
The Tolpuddle Martyrs come from the village of Tolpuddle, what county in England is it situated in?
When tried and found guilty what crime did The Tolpuddle Martyrs commit apart from forming a Trade Union?
Taking a secret oath
Hitting an officer of the law
Cursing the King
The Tolpuddle Martyrs wages in 1834 were six shillings a week, what would that sum amount to today?
What sentence was passed on the Tolpuddle Martyrs?
Deported for seven years to Australia
All sentenced to death
Hard labour 10 years
Branded as traitors
After a huge public outcry and a petition of 800,000 the Tolpuddle Martyrs returned to England after serving three years; where was a massive gathering held to support them?
While in Australia who sustained the families of the Tolpuddle Martyrs?
The British Government
Funds raised by their Trade Union
The Tolpuddle Martyrs are remembered to this day, they started meeting under what tree to form their Trade Union?
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