On This Day 16th AUG
1743 The earliest prize-ring code of boxing rules was formulated in England by the champion fighter Jack Broughton.
This is how you hit me, or, I will hit you...
The Queensberry rules - 1867 - were about boxing/fighting with gloves on.
Sex and fighting are a young mans - and now increasingly a womans; so I'm told - game GOSH
1819 The Peterloo - 4 year after waterloo - massacre took place at St Peter's Field, Manchester.
Establishment military cavalry - allegedly to save the local mafia on horsies - with sabres drawn, charged on a
crowd of 60,000–80,000 plebs gathered to hear speeches about peaceful political reform.
11-15 people were killed and around 650 injured.
A battle in the political war of the haves and have-nots became a deadly game GOSH
2001 Paul Burrell, former butler to Diana, Princess of Wales, was charged with theft from her estate.
A total of 342 items, reportedly worth £5m.
He was found to be not guilty...
Royalty taking the hump...
And/or the establishment, having a grump GOSH
2011; Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan and Jordan Blackshaw - names that conjure up the today equivalent of the
victorian values experienced in the Dickens era -
were jailed for four years for using Facebook to incite disorder.
A period of violence and looting that started on 6th August in a number of UK towns and cities.
The men both admitted encouraging crime in Northwich, Cheshire, although there was no disorder in the town.
In his defence, Blackshaw's solicitor said 'Northwich, as far as we understand, has remained peaceful'.
Have a gander GOSH
The establishments of nation states - including the EU trading block - have got you data-based digitally.
Weather; you wear/like it or not...
The legislation to retrospectively control the 'web' is on-lined up.
The haves just can't help it - it's packet and parcel of being a greedy git GOSH
The establishment politicians of all nation states are still biasly calling/guessing the wrong democratic shots.
Financially the repayment plan is said to be all done and dusted and already in the digital vaults of hedge
Democratically; a deal is far from reached.