TUC: Six Men of Dorset: the Tolpuddle Martyrs and the Making of a Legacy

Professor Clare Griffiths has tracked the way the Tolpuddle Story has been told and gives her views.

They didn’t die for their cause; they didn’t organise a strike; many others had been transported; imprisoned and even killed for taking on the bosses.  So why did the TUC choose to remember the Story of six farm workers from Tolpuddle?

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