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Corn Laws were introduced in 1815 to protect the British farmer from foreign competition. The ensuing inflated price of wheat and subsequent high price of bread caused great hardship amongst the poor. Finally repealed in 1846.Illustration by Robert Seymour (1800-1836). Lithograph.

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Corn Laws were introduced in 1815 to protect the British farmer from foreign competition.  The ensuing inflated price of wheat and subsequent high price of bread caused great hardship amongst the poor.  Finally repealed in 1846.Illustration by Robert Seymour (1800-1836).  Lithograph.