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Exhibitions

The true inventor of the superhero comic? William Blake

16 March 2024

9:00 AM

16 March 2024

9:00 AM

William Blake’s Universe

The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, until 19 May

Among the documents in the West Sussex Record Office is an indictment for sedition of a certain William Blake. During an altercation in a Felpham garden in August 1803, he is accused by one John Scofield, a soldier in the British army then at war with France, of having shouted: ‘Damn the King.

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