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Author: Joseph Clayton
Title: Leaders of the people; studies in democratic history
Publisher: London : M. Secker
Subject (keywords, tags): Democracy; Great Britain -- History


Each chapter preceded by bibliography
Preface.--Archbishop Anselm and Norman autocracy, 1093-1130.--Thomas of Canterbury, the defender of the poor, 1162-1170.--William Fitz Osbert, the first English agitator, 1188-1189.--Stephen Langton and the Great charter, 1207-1215.--Bishop Grosseteste, the reformer, 1235-1253.--Simon of Montfort and the English Parliament, 1258-1265.--Wat Tyler and the peasant revolt, 1381.--Jack Cade, the captain of Kent, 1450.-- Sir Thomas More and freedom of conscience, 1529-1535.--Robert Ket and the Norfolk rising, 1549.--Eliot, Hampden, and Pym and the supremacy of the Commons, 1626-1643.--John Lilburne and the Levellers, 1647-1653.--Winstanley the digger, 1649-1650.--Major Cartwright, the father of reform, 1776-1820.--Ernest Jones and chartism, 1838-1868.--Conclusion.--Index

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