The couple were declared King and Queen after agreeing to the Declaration of Right. Their coronation took place on 11 April.

Historians have since questioned the convictions, which saw ten men hanged for murder – six in the prison at Pottsville, and four at Mauch Chunk in Carbon County.

On June 11th 1837, the Broad Street Riot broke out in Boston, Massachusetts, between Irish immigrants and existing American citizens known as Yankees.