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cock-fighting

Overview page. Subjects: Regional and National History.

A ferocious blood‐sport, probably introduced by the Romans, in which intensively trained gamecocks with metal or bone spurs were set to fight, usually to the death, on a stage in a circular...

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cock‐fighting

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 91 words.

A ferocious blood‐sport, probably introduced by the Romans, in which intensively trained gamecocks with metal or bone spurs were set

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cock‐fighting

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 91 words.

A ferocious blood‐sport, probably introduced by the Romans, in which intensively trained gamecocks with metal or bone spurs were set

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cock-fighting

A. S. Hargreaves.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 186 words.

A ferocious blood-sport, probably introduced by the Romans, in which intensively trained gamecocks with metal or bone spurs slipped over

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cock-fighting

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 187 words.

A ferocious blood-sport, probably introduced by the Romans, in which intensively trained gamecocks with metal or bone spurs slipped over

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Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

The RSPCA, the largest animal welfare organization, grew out of the humane movement's concern about abuse of working animals, entertainments (cock‐fighting), and slaughterhouse conditions....

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