Leveller leaders arrested on charges of sedition (36 words)

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Leveller leaders - Walwyn, Overton, Lilburn and Prince - are arrested. Originally part of the Parliamentarian movement against Charles I, their radical, egalitarian and tolerant stance has now become irreconcilable with the new Rump Parliament government.

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Editors. "Leveller leaders arrested on charges of sedition". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2376, accessed 22 September 2017.]


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