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1751, Dec 261793, Nov 1
a British politician best known for lending his name to the Gordon Riots of 1780. A colourful personality, he was born into the Scottish nobility and became a member of parliament for Ludgershall. His life ended after a number of controversies, notably one surrounding his conversion to Judaism for which he was ostracised. He died in Newgate Prison.
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01/28/1788-Lord George Gordon found guilty of libel of queen of France 
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