E.P. Thompson, 9 July 1987
Show More Fear, Myth and History: The Ranters and the Historians by J.C. Davis.
Cambridge, 208 pp., £22.50, September 1986, 0 521 26243 7Show More
“... is Frank McGregor, whose unpublished thesis on the Rangers (Oxford, 1968) has been pillaged by David wholesale, yet who gave to him the most interesting part of his case. For McGregor, in several articles, has himself developed the argument that George Fox and others used the odium of Ranterism as a useful disciplinary control, and, in the case of early ...”