The “Manchester Martyrs” publicly executed 1867

#OnThisDay 1867 The ‘Manchester Martyrs’ were publicly hanged outside of Salford Gaol in front of a crowd of 10,000 people. William Allen, Michael Larkin, & Michael O’Brien were executed for the death of a policeman during a rescue of two incarcerated Fenians. #Ireland #History

Manchester Martyrs

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