Source Seven (b)

Images from a pamphlet printed in defence of the Mangrove Nine. 1971, Catalogue ref: HO 325/143 

Image caption reads: ‘To persecute the exploited poor and encourage the wrong doings of the police’

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Tasks

  • Look at the image in the bottom, right corner.
    • This image is designed in the style a medieval coat of arms that often included a shield;cresthelmet; motto; to represent a family or individual. 
  • Explain why the creators of this pamphlet have used a ‘coat of arms’?  
  • What are they trying to suggest about British justice?