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William Davidson

(1781—1820) conspirator


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(1781–1820). Renowned figure in the British radical movement during the regency. He was born in Jamaica to the island's Attorney-General and a local black woman. At 14 he was sent to Glasgow to study law, and later became apprenticed to a lawyer in Liverpool.

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From The Oxford Companion to Black British History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: British History.


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