by Murray
01 Sep 2017, 13:04
Forum: General Forum
Topic: John Baird 1820 — for the attenion of Kieran Hazzard
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John Baird 1820 — for the attenion of Kieran Hazzard

I was very interested in Kieran Hazzard’s article on your website, ‘A Very Political Regiment: Radicalism and the Rifle Corps’, in particular his comments on John Baird, who was executed for treason in 1820. Kieran says of Baird that he, ‘saw action during the Peninsular campaign under Wellington. B...