WINSTANLEY, Gerrard (1609? - 1660)

WINSTANLEY, Gerrard (1609?-1660)

Gerrard Winstanley - Index

Winstanley, Gerrard

(1609? - 1660)

A history

Donald R. Sutherland, "The Religion of Gerrard Winstanley and Digger Communism"

This M.A. Thesis (University of Virginia) presents a short history of the movement and a detailed discussion about the different interpretations offered by historians of Winstaley’s ideas.

See also:

Land and Freedom pages


The Diggers’ manifesto

The True Levellers Standard Advanced

Setting out the vision for a true ’Commonwealth’

A New-yeers Gift To The Parliament And Army

True help for the poor through ending private land ownership A Declaration From The Poor Oppressed People Of England

A response to a visit by Cromwell’s boss to the Digger settlement

A Letter To The Lord Fairfax And His Councell Of War