Cloister Time 2018

Winchester College

History Society Lecture

On Tuesday 27 November, Professor Miles Taylor of York University and the Institute of Historical Research addressed the Gaitskell Society and History Society on ‘The Triumph of Democracy? Parliamentary Reform in Britain since 1832'. The talk focused on the six main demands of the Chartists. It examined twenty-first century British politics from a nineteenth century context. The talk was well attended, and pupils asked stimulating questions that evinced close listening and engagement.