Blair Worden: Parliament and the People, 26 September 2019
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Oxford, 457 pp., £85, July 2018, 978 0 19 954191 1Show More
The Common Freedom of the People: John Lilburne and the English Revolution by Michael Braddick.
Oxford, 391 pp., £25, August 2018, 978 0 19 880323 2Show More
“... Leveller leader John Lilburne, a recurring figure in Como’s radical coalition and the subject of Michael Braddick’s commanding and enlivening new biography. Lilburne fought courageously for Parliament as the nation’s defender against tyranny, but turned his eloquence and campaigning energies against it when, in victory, Westminster acquired its own ...”