Manchester Martyrs 150 Anniversary Commemoration

Manchester Martyrs 150 Anniversary Commemoration

ON 23 November 1867, three Irishmen, Michael O'Brien, William Philip Allen and Michael Larkin, were hanged in public in Salford, England, for the murder of a police sergeant during the rescue of two Fenian leaders.

Although the three executed Irishmen were known to be involved with the Irish Republican Brotherhood, there was no evidence that they had been involved in the policeman's killing. All three protested their innocence to the end, becoming known as the Manchester Martyrs.

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Working Class Movement Library
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