William Cobbett

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Rural rides in the southern, western and eastern counties of England, 1930

William Cobbett (9 March 1763– 18 June 1835) was a journalist and Member of Parliament for England for the Radicals.[1] He made many journeys around England. He wrote a book called Rural Rides about what he saw.[2]

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  1. Ian Dyck, ‘Cobbett, William (1763–1835)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, accessed 23 July 2011.
  2. William Cobbett (1830). Rural Rides.