Profile of William Wilberforce

I found an interesting profile about William Wilberforce on The Times website if anyone is interested finding out more about one of the key players in the abolition of slavery. I like the fact that it does not shy away from detailing his less heroic characteristics as well as his campaign against slavery.

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/article1563804.ece

Incidentally The Times website have an entire section on Slavery with articles and other interesting profiles if you are interested.

Comments

Amy said…
Blimey - he was short! Not much taller than me!

The BBC also has a great website about Abolition:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/abolition/

Including lots of information on the unsung heroes of the abolition movement, including figures like Oludah Equiano and Leicester's very own Elizabeth Heyrick.

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