Category Archives: Responses to the New Putney Debates

A series of commentaries illustrated with maps, pictures and video clips, envisaged as a response to some of the issues raised by the Occupy London celebratory discussions to mark the 365th anniversary of the Putney Debates: where issues such as the Church, the Monarchy and the House of Lords were discussed before the Parliamentary Army Council by representatives of the Leveller Movement at the end of the First Civil War.

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Remember! Remember the 5th & 6th November!

Inspired by the Levellers and the Diggers New Putney Debates celebrates the 799th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest on 5th & 6th November with a weekend of events looking at how social protest won the commons and ongoing … Continue reading

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Voices of Albion Revisited: Iolo Morganwg The Bard of Liberty

The initiation of this ongoing thread began, to all intents and purposes, as a response to the New Putney Debates of October and November 2012; when the LSX Occupy Group decided to celebrate the 365th Anniversary of the original Leveller … Continue reading

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Voices of Albion Revisited: The Measure of Albion

In the third installment of this recently reactivated thread we follow on from the concept of Custom Law and Common Right, in relation to Wally Hope’s Stonehenge People’s Free Festival, and the Open Access to Stonehenge Campaign that it was … Continue reading

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Voices of Albion Revisited: Custom Law and Common Right

In the first posting on this newly reactivated thread we looked at the significance of Wally Hope’s Stonehenge People’s Free Festival in terms of its descent from a far earlier festival, rooted in Custom Law and Common Right, the origins … Continue reading

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Voices of Albion Revisited: The Vision of Wally Hope

As a tribute to the LSX Occupy Group’s New Putney Debates to coincide with the 365th Anniversary of the original Leveller Debates at the end of the First English Civil War, I decided to post the whole of my 2007 film … Continue reading

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