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  • Keynote Lecture at Swansea University

    The 'Book-Prize' opening of the British Society Sports History conference 2015.

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  • Richmond Unchained (and Released)

    Richmond Unchained (the highly recommended[!!!] book by Luke G Williams) has just been published.

    Deeply researched, and written in an erudite and accessible style, this heavyweight contender is available from the usual mainstream outlets.

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  • Tom Cribb Pub Book Event

    In August, two major pugilistic events of note: 1) Publication of Richmond Unchained by Luke G Williams; 2) Unveiling of portrait / book launch event at the Tom Cribb pub, central London -- Details

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  • The Historian Magazine Special Edition

    Waterloo's Prizefight Factor: Pierce Egan Celebrates the Boxiana Touch as Napoleon is Floored

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  • Special 'Waterloo' Edition of 'The Historian'

    Check out the upcoming Summer issue of The Historian for fascinating articles revolving around the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.

    Sporting and military history collide in my article: 'Waterloo's Prizefight Factor: Pierce Egan Celebrates the Boxiana Touch as Napoleon is Floored'.

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  • John Gully

    John Gully: Champion #prizefighter. He went on to be victorious Liberal MP (1830s). He commanded one's election vote.

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  • Tom Spring v Jack Langan

    Spring v Langan Mania 1824: Some spectators clung to ship rigging on River Severn next to Worcester racecourse venue.

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