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Hardy, Thomaslocked

  • Clive Emsley


Hardy, Thomas (1752–1832), radical and a founder of the London Corresponding Society, was born in Larbert, Stirlingshire, on 3 March 1752, the son of a merchant seaman. By his own account he was originally intended for 'the clerical profession', but his father died in 1760 returning from the ...

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W. Cobbett, ed. T. B. Howell & T. J. Howell, 34 vols. (1809–28)