The man from Leeds who campaigned tirelessly to end the exploitation of children in Victorian factories.
“Behind you, a large crowd has gathered. It is rare to see a woman address the three most powerful men in Rome.”
The year is 1898 and you have a small, but thriving, legal practice in Harrogate in the North Riding of Yorkshire. Today (Friday 22 July) you are hurrying to the ancient courtroom within the walls of Knaresborough Castle. Some say that the court furniture has been there since the time of Henry VIII and you... Continue Reading →
It's 9 January 1813 and the most important day of your career. Your client is on trial and, if found guilty, he will hang