English Quaker and Prison Reformer, 1780-1845fry2

Elizabeth Fry was a pioneering campaigner for better conditions in prisons during the Victorian Period. She was a middle-class Quaker who sought to highlight the squalid and unsanitary conditions in British prisons and provide practical solutions to help improve conditions and reform prisoners.

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