John Bright

John Bright (1811-1889), born in Rochdale, Lancashire was a liberal statesmen and a strong critic of British Foreign Policy. He spent two years at Bootham School, where the library is named after him. A great orator, together with Richard Cobden, he was a key advocate in the campaign to have the Corn Laws repealed.

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