13Jul 2015

The 19th century pamphleteer, William Cobbett, wrote that Cheltenham “is a place to which East India plunderers, West India floggers, English tax gorgers, together with gluttonous drinkers and debauchees of all descriptions, female as well as male, resort, at the suggestion of silently laughing quacks, in the hope of getting rid of the bodily consequences of their manifold sins and iniquities.” Continue reading