Lilburne


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Lilburne

(ˈlɪlˌbɜːn)
n
(Biography) John. ?1614-57, English Puritan pamphleteer and leader of the Levellers, a radical group prominent during the Civil War
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Yesterday we reported on two North East-born champions of democracy and civil rights, John Lilburne and Thomas Spence, who feature on the first pages of the comic.
35) The historical John Lilburne was a vehement opponent of the proprietorial organisation of language: in England's Birth-Right Justified (1645), which Lindsay called the 'key-book to the advancing wave of democratic emotion that threatened to go entirely beyond the bourgeois objective and to demand real freedom for all', (36) Lilburne attacked 'the Patent of ingrossing the Preaching of the Word only to such men as weare Black and rough garments'.
The book details the actions of key figures including John Lilburne, Richard Overton, Thomas Rainsborough, and Oliver Cromwell.
Halliday, Habeas Corpus: From England to Empire 1 (2010) (quoting John Lilburne, The Prisoner's Most Mournful Cry 3 (1648)); Noam Biale, Beyond a Reasonable Disagreement: Judging Habeas Corpus, 83 U.
He clearly identifies with the lineage of English radicalism; he has claimed John Lilburne as his political inspiration, and the organisers of Levellers' Day have celebrated his success as one of their own.
The development of the FSL relied heavily on professional assessment of regional soils, often using limited data, old soil maps of differing quality and different soil classification systems (Hewitt 2008; Lilburne et al.
60) John Lilburne 1614-1657: Leveller who spoke out for greater equality in the English Civil War.
She argues that facing an identity crisis brought by the defiance of slaves, Lilburne chooses to mutilate John as a demonstration of his authority as a White slave owner.
Finalmente se redacto un tercer Agreement, escrito desde la prision de Londres por Lilburne, Walwyn, Thomas Prince (1630-1657) y Overton, que fue el ultimo intento de los levellers--como grupo--de dejar huella en todo el proceso politico que se abrio tras la muerte del rey.
Not quite as great a leveller as Mark Chadwick, lead singer of The Levellers, or John Lilburne, a key figure in the 17th-century political movement of the same name, but a great leveller nonetheless.
Richard Anderson, 41, of Lilburne Close, Sunderland, was charged with aggravated burglary on Wednesday, January 25.