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Militant Seedbeds Of Early Quakerism

published 4624 days ago in Publications

…of those who were now calling themselves “True Levellers”. Crops were dug up, shelters pulled down … the sects and seekers, and notably by Cromwell. True Levellers and Quakers each subscribed to a realised … denunciation of “hireling priests”. True Levellers and Quakers opposed tithes precisely because they … in the hand of the Lord”. But while True Levellers in the forties and Quakers in the fifties saw … spears into pruning hooks…” In The True Levellers Standard Advanced (1649), written after the first …