john cartwright


Edmund, 1743–1822, English clergyman: inventor of the power-driven loom.
his brother, John, 1740–1824, English parliamentary reformer. Unabridged
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cartwright (ˈkɑːtˌraɪt)
a person who makes carts

Cartwright (ˈkɑːtˌraɪt)
1.  Edmund. 1743--1823, British clergyman, who invented the power loom
2.  Dame Silvia (née Poulter). born 1943, New Zealand lawyer. She became a High Court judge in 1993; governor general of New Zealand (2001--06).

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john cartwright

advocate of radical reform of the British Parliament and of various constitutional changes that were later incorporated into the People's Charter (1838), the basic document of the working class movement known as Chartism. His younger brother Edmund was the inventor of the power loom.

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