Gerrard Winstanley

Standard Name: Winstanley, Gerrard

Connections

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Friends, Associates Lady Eleanor Douglas
This autumn she took on Gerrard Winstanley and impoverished members of the political grouping of Levellers to work on her land. Winstanley apparently became her estate steward.
Purkiss, Diane. The English Civil War, A People’s History. Harper Perennial, 2007.
528-9
Intertextuality and Influence Eva Figes
EF 's protagonist covers many topics: she speaks of her female experience (deaths of children in successive generations, anxiety for survivors, living with gendered contempt), her economic experience (the poverty of weavers, like her husband...
politics Lady Eleanor Douglas
LED crossed swords with Gerrard Winstanley , leader of the Levellers : she had dismissed him from her employ after a dispute about pay for his men.
Cope, Esther S. Handmaid of the Holy Spirit: Dame Eleanor Davies, Never Soe Mad a Ladie. University of Michigan Press, 1992.
155
Purkiss, Diane. The English Civil War, A People’s History. Harper Perennial, 2007.
531

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