Of John Bellingham: The man who shot Spencer Perceval, the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated.

For the pub quiz or the TV game show the name of the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated is useful to know. Less well-known is the name of his assassin: John Bellingham. Even less well-known is why he did it and what happened afterwards.

(Image in St Neots Museum)

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