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"I neither love a slave nor fear a tyrant." Thus spoke John Lilburne, one of the 17th century's most vivid figures. Head of the Levellers, it was he, over 300 years ago, who spelled out to the English the true meaning of democracy. An agitator supreme, he stopped at nothing to further his cause--whether it meant attacking Cromwell or King Charles I, or "stage managing" his ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published June 30th 2001 by Phoenix (first published 1974)
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Pauline Gregg was a British historian. Her published works concentrated on the period of the English Civil Wars of the 17th century and the history of social life in Britain.

During her schooldays she became attracted to socialism through the writings of William Morris. She joined the Labour League of Youth and later the Independent Labour party, and addressed meetings from the back of a coal cart,
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