August 29, 2021
From Radical Glasgow (UK)
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           Final reminder of today’s event on Glasgow Green, marking the state murder of James “Purlie Wilson, one of the radicals of the 1820 insurrection, hanged and then beheaded on the 30th. August, 1820. A gathering will take place at the spot of his execution, Sunday August 29th. 1pm

“His trial was a mummery,
all Scotland did agree;
the jury urged for clemency,
the judge ignored their plea,
and promised Pearlie: “Hanged ye’ll be
upon the gallows tree!” 

Details:
opposite Glasgow’s High Court
at the gates of Glasgow Green
Sunday, 29th. August 2021
1pm.




Source: Radicalglasgowblog.blogspot.com