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Robert Peel, Prime Minister, as a Baker, Duke of Wellington carrying advertising placard. From 1815 to 1846 Corn Laws kept corn prices high to protect farmers from foreign competition. The poor suffered from the high price of bread. Repealed in mid-1846. Cartoon From 'Punch', London, January 1846.

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Robert Peel, Prime Minister, as a Baker, Duke of Wellington carrying advertising placard.  From 1815 to 1846 Corn Laws kept corn prices high to protect farmers from foreign competition. The poor suffered from the high price of bread. Repealed in mid-1846.  Cartoon From 'Punch', London, January 1846.