William the Conqueror
And the Battle of Hustings
John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911), artist
Dalziel Brothers, engravers
Fun (14 April 1880): 149
Gladstone and the Liberal Party defeats Disraeli and the Tories in a battle of hustings or electioneering. The play on words alludes to the Battle of Hastings (1066) in which William the Conqueror defeated the Anglo-Saxons.
Source: Hathi Digital Library Trust web version of a copy in the Princeton University library.
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