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Defoe in the Charing Cross Pillory

Defoe in the Charing Cross Pillory Tragedies and Triumphs Famous People Government Social Studies

Daniel Defoe, the author of Robinson Crusoe, was ordered to spend time in the Charing Cross pillory on the 31st of July, 1703. 

Later, James Charles Armytage, a nineteenth-century artist, imagined how that scene must have appeared.  This image depicts his work.

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Image, described above, online courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

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