The English People's Revolution 1640 - 1660

Popular Exploitation of Enemy Estates in the English Revolution

In the Civil War period the common people refused rent payments, seized resources and occupied properties on the estates of Parliament's enemies.
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Background local history articles



Self-determination and the London Transport Workers in the Century of Revolution

During the earlier 17th century the Thames watermen, the porters and the carters struggled for a voice in their companies' governments. They achieved important successes in the English Revolution.

For more about the watermen, go to The Thames Watermen website.


Other Revolutionary Democracies

Cases of grassroots participation in church and state in the English Civil War.
(Assumes a basic knowledge of the English Revolution.)




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