Posted by Captain Everett on March 22, 1998 at 12:58:11:
In response to ooh!, written by Caroline on March 20, 1998 at 16:19:36
] Remember that the public schools at this time wre in a terrible stste,
] Sounds interesting! Would you like to expand a bit on this?
I have seen very brief references to occasions when the students actually rioted. One was at Rugby in 1797; when the headmaster locked his doors, the students blew them in with gunpowder. Harrow saw a "mutiny" in 1808, and the militia was called in the quell a distrubance at Eton. Does anyone have details on any of these?
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