Country men disguised as women, the Rebecca Rioters rose up against the oppressive imposition of steep taxes at the toll gates of rural Wales in the late 1830s.

the rebecca rioter

This story, first published in 1880, tells the tale of Evan Williams, a young working class man struggling to come to terms with the injustice and social inequalities of the world he lives in. His rebellious actions have dramatic consequences not only for himself, but inadvertently, for the woman he loves.

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