Local historian Mike Petty MBE pieces together the story of ‘The Fighting Parson and The Mutineer’s Brother: The Men Who Smashed The Littleport Riots‘, to take a look at those whose efforts brought the 1816 Littleport Riots to an end – Rev. Sir Henry Bate Dudley and judge Prof. Edward Christian.
Who were these men? What were their backgrounds, and what became of them? Mike Petty delves into the wealth of evidence, and brings their stories to life in this short but easy read.