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Our Endless Numbered Days, Junk DNA and Exotic England

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the reference to William Cobbett made me check his entry in Wikidpaedia, and what do I find but:

"Cobbett was found guilty of treasonous libel on 15 June 1810 after objecting in The Register to the flogging at Ely of local militiamen by Hanoverians."

Didn't realise El Reg had been around that long........"treasonous libel" sounds about par though

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