Thomas Clarkson was the son of a clergyman who lived in a time when it was legal to buy and sell slaves. He believed this was wrong, and campaigned to make sure this changed. He was instrumental in making sure that no human being could be bought or sold in the British Empire.
About Emily J. Maurits
Emily J. Maurits is an Australian blogger and writer. She is the author of the memoir ‘Two Sisters and a Brain Tumour’ and the founder of Called to Watch, a website supporting those whose loved ones have chronic illnesses.