Putney Debates

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Historical Context Note

Several debates held by the General Council of the Army to agree to a new constitution (Putney Debates). Disagreement between the Levellers and officers led the Council to be disbanded on 8 November 1647.

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Citation:
Editors. "Putney Debates". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2325, accessed 23 September 2014.]


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