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by Andrew Hopton,Gerrard Winstanley


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Selected Writings book. Gerrard Winstanley, the son of a mercer, was born in Wigan, Lancashire, in 1609

Selected Writings book. Gerrard Winstanley, the son of a mercer, was born in Wigan, Lancashire, in 1609. He moved to London in 1690 and became an apprentice in the cloth trade and became a freeman of the Merchant Taylors' Company in 1637. In April 1649 Winstanley, William Everard, a former soldier in the New Model Army, and about thirty followers took over some common land on St George's Hill in Surrey and "sowed the ground with parsnips, carrots and beans. Digger groups also took over land in Kent (Cox Hill), Surrey (Cobham), Buckinghamshire (Iver) and Northamptonshire (Wellingborough).

Gerrard Winstanley (19 October 1609 – 10 September 1676) was an English Protestant religious reformer, political philosopher, and activist during The Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell

Gerrard Winstanley (19 October 1609 – 10 September 1676) was an English Protestant religious reformer, political philosopher, and activist during The Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell. Winstanley was the leader and one of the founders of the English group known as the True Levellers or Diggers for their beliefs, and for their actions. The group occupied public lands that had been privatised by enclosures and dug them over, pulling down hedges and filling in ditches, to plant crops

Gerrard Winstanley, leader and theoretician of the group of English agrarian communists known as the Diggers, who in 1649–50 cultivated . Of Lancashire origin, Winstanley was a cloth merchant in London until his business failed

Gerrard Winstanley, leader and theoretician of the group of English agrarian communists known as the Diggers, who in 1649–50 cultivated common land on St. George’s Hill, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, and at nearby Cobham until they were dispersed by force and legal harassment. They believed that land. Of Lancashire origin, Winstanley was a cloth merchant in London until his business failed. In April 1649, in the revolutionary atmosphere of the Commonwealth period, he and William Everard took the lead in establishing the Digger colony, a timely project because of the unprecedented height of food prices in England.

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Gerrard Winstanley, Weybridge, United Kingdom. But over and above these pitiful statutes of yours that enclose the common land and reduce us to poverty to make you fat stands the Law of Creation, which renders judgement on rich and poor alike, making them one.

Gerrard Winstanley 1609-1676. English political writer. Writing during the turbulent years immediately after the English Revolution, Winstanley, seized the opportunity to propose an alternative form of government to replace the recently dismantled monarchy. While some radical groups sought a more equitable society and advocated religious freedom, Winstanley, in The Law of Freedom in a Platform (1652) developed a program for a communist utopia. The combination of Winstanley's unorthodox political beliefs and his radical political agenda have marked him as a progressive thinker whose ideas.

This collection of essays explore the the Diggers, a group of 17th century . Books related to Winstanley and the Diggers, 1649-1999.

The themes discussed include the continuing power of leader Winstanley's writings, ideas on civil liberty and the economic background. 50,43 €. Price: 45,50 €. You are in the Greece store.

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Selected Writings: Essays, 1649-50 ebook
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Andrew Hopton,Gerrard Winstanley
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