“The Radical Corset Maker” – a talk by David Dando on 1st Feb 2018

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Our speaker David Dando




David Dando told us the 18th century story of Englishman Thomas Paine, son of a corset maker, who followed briefly in his father’s footsteps, but later took to writing pamphlets such as “Common Sense” and “The Rights of Man”. These often struck a chord with the general populace, and sold widely, but often irritated the establishment.He travelled and had influence with the leaders of the Independence Movement in the USA, and later moved to France as the Revolution progressed.

For a more detail click on Jim Price’s report –Talk by David Dando 01 02 18 pdf

Thomas Paine