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Leveller Tracts – listed by Author

A List of the Leveller Tracts arranged by Author in Tracts on Liberty by the Levellers and their Critics (1638-1659), in 7 volumes.

[The Liberty of the Freeborne English-Man, Conferred on him by the house of lords. June 1646. John Lilburne. His age 23. Year 1641. Made by G. Glo. “Gaze not upon this shaddow that is vaine, But rather raise thy thoughts a higher straine, To GOD (I meane) who set this young man free, And in like straits, can eke (also) deliver thee. Yea though the lords have him in bonds againe LORD of lords will his just cause maintaine.”]

Introduction

There are two lists of the contents of our collection of Leveller Tracts. The first one is chronological based upon the 7 volumes in the collection. The ToC includes the date the pamphlet was published or listed in George Thomason's collection, as well as the full title as printed on the title page. These are sometimes quite long and often amusing. The second list is by author and includes the date it was published and the abbreviated title.

Source

Tracts on Liberty by the Levellers and their Critics (1638-1659), 7 vols. Edited by David M. Hart and Ross Kenyon (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2014). 05/08/2014. </titles/2595>

A List of the Leveller Tracts arranged by Author.

Anonymous or "several hands":

  • 5 June 1647 - Anon., A Solemne Engagement of the Army
  • 21 June 1647, [Several hands, calling themselves “Agitators”], A Copie of a Letter Sent From the Agitators of his Excellency Sir Thomas Fairfax’s Armie
  • 3 November 1647 - [Several Hands], An Agreement of the People for a firme and present Peace
  • 23 November 1647 - [Signed by Several], [The Petition of November], To the supream Authority of England
  • October/November 1647 - [Several Hands], “The Putney Debates”, The General Council of Officers at Putney. These important debates are not included in this collection of tracts. They are available at the Online Library of Liberty website from the book Puritanism and Liberty, being the Army Debates (1647-9) from the Clarke Manuscripts with Supplementary Documents, selected and edited with an Introduction A.S.P. Woodhouse, foreword by A.D. Lindsay (University of Chicago Press, 1951). </titles/2183>.
  • 18 January 1648 - [Anon.], [The Petition of 18 January 1648], To the Supream Authority of England
  • 22 January 1648 - [Anon], The Mournfull Cryes of Many Thousand Poor Tradesmen
  • 11 September 1648 - [Anon. Signed by “A Lover of Peace and Truth”], A Full Answer to the Levellers Petition
  • 21 December 1648 - [Anon.], No Papist Nor Presbyterian
  • December 1648 - January 1649 - [Several Hands], “The Whitehall Debates”, The General Council of Officers at Whitehall. These important debates are not included in this collection of tracts. They are available at the Online Library of Liberty website from the book Puritanism and Liberty, being the Army Debates (1647-9) from the Clarke Manuscripts with Supplementary Documents, selected and edited with an Introduction A.S.P. Woodhouse, foreword by A.D. Lindsay (University of Chicago Press, 1951). </titles/2183>.
  • 1648 - [Anon. Signed by “R.KL., a Member of the Army”], A Free Mans Plea for Freedom
  • 19 January 1649 - [Anon.], The humble Petition of firm and constant Friends to the Parliament
  • 20 August 1649 - Six Soldiers (John Wood, Robert Everard, Hugh Hurst, Humphrey Marston, William Hutchinson, James Carpe), The Levellers (falsely so called) Vindicated
  • 1649 - Anon., The humble Petition of divers wel-affected Women
  • 28 January 1652 - Several Hands, The Onely Right Rule for Regulating the Lawes and Liberties of the People of England
  • 16 February 1659 - Anon., The Leveller: Or The Principles & Maxims Concerning Government and Religion

William Allen:

  • 27 April 1659 - William Allen, A Faithful Memorial of that Remarkable Meeting of Many Officers of the Army
  • 6 June 1659 - Edward Sexby [William Allen, Silius Titus], Killing, No Murder

Humphrey Brooke:

  • 28 May 1649 - [Humphrey Brooke], The Charity of Church-men

Oliver Cromwell:

  • 18 November 1648 - Oliver Cromwell, Oliver, A New Remonstrance and Declaration from the Army
  • 6 December 1648 - King Charles I, Prince of Wales, Oliver Cromwell, The Kings Majesties Message to His Highnesse the Prince of Wales
  • 14 May 1649 - Oliver Cromwell, The Declaration of Lieutenant Generall Crumwel Concerning the Levellers

John Goodwin:

  • 12 October, 1642 - John Goodwin, Anti-Cavalierism
  • 2 September 1644 - John Goodwin, Theomachia

Thomas Goodwin:

  • 3 January 1644 - Thomas Goodwin, Philip Nye, Sidrach Simpson, Jeremiah Burroughes, and William Bridge, An Apologetical Narration

Robert Greville, Lord Brooke:

  • November 1641 - Robert Greville, Lord Brooke, A Discourse opening the nature of that Episcopacie

Henry Ireton:

  • 14 June 1647 - [Signed by John Rushworth, attributed to Henry Ireton], [Declaration of the Army]

John Jubbes:

22 December 1648 - [Lieut. Col. John Jubbes], Several Proposals for Peace & Freedom

William Larner:

  • June 1646 - William Larner, A Vindication of every Free-mans libertie against all Arbitrary power and Government

John Lilburne:

  • 12 March 1638 - John Lilburne, The Christian Mans Triall
  • 1638 - John Lilburne, A Light for the Ignorant
  • 1638 - John Lilburne, A Worke of the Beast
  • 7 January 1645 - John Lilburne, A Copy of a Letter
  • 8 October 1645 - [John Lilburne], Englands Birth-Right Justified
  • February 1646 - John Lilburne and Richard Overton, The out-cryes of Oprressed Commons
  • 16 June 1646 - John Lilburne, The Free-mans Freedom Vindicated
  • 21 August 1646 - [John Lilburne], Liberty Vindicated against Slavery
  • October 1646 - John Lilburne, London’s Liberty in Chains discovered
  • 19 November, 1646 - John Lilburne, Vox Plebis, or The Peoples Out-cry Against Oppression, Injustice, and Tyranny
  • 18 December 1646 - John Lilburne, The Charters of London: or, The second Part of Londons Liberty in Chaines discovered
  • 6 January 1647 - John Lilburne, Regall Tyrannie discovered
  • 30 April 1647 - John Lilburne, The resolved mans Resolution
  • 14 December 1647 - [Signed by Several, attributed to John Lilburne], Englands Freedome, Souldiers Rights
  • 28 January 1648 - John Lilburne, A Defiance to Tyrants
  • 14 February 1648 - [author not clear, but signed by John Lilburne, John Wildman, John Davies, Richard Woodward], A Declaration of some Proceedings of Lt. Col. John Lilburn And his Associates
  • 17 February 1648 - John Lilburne, The peoples Prerogative and Priviledges, asserted and vindicated
  • 4 April 1646 - John Lilburne, The Prisoners Plea for a Habeas Corpus
  • 15 December 1648 - [Anon., sometimes attributed to Lilburne or Overton], Foundations of Freedom, Or An Agreement of the People
  • 26 February 1649 - John Lilburne, Englands New Chains Discovered
  • 21 March 1649 - [Signed by Robert Ward, Thomas Watfon, Simon Graunt, George Jellis, William Sawyer (or 5 “Beagles”), but attributed to Richard Overton or John Lilburne], The Hunting of the Foxes
  • 24 March 1649 - [John Lilburne], The Second Part of Englands New-Chaines Discovered
  • 4 April, 1649 - John Lilburne, Thomas Prince, Richard Overton, The Picture of the Councel of State
  • 14 April 1649 - [Signed by John Lilburn, William Walwyn, Thomas Price, Richard Overton, sometimes attributed mainly to Walwyn], A Manifestation from Lieutenant Col. John Lilburn
  • 1 May 1649 - John Lilburne, William Walwyn, Thomas Prince, Richard Overton, An Agreement of the Free People of England
  • 4 May 1649 - Robert Lockier, John Lilburne, and Richard Overton, The Army’s Martyr
  • 8 June 1649 - John Lilburne, The Legall Fundamentall Liberties of the People of England
  • 10 August 1649 - John Lilburne, An Impeachment of High Treason against Oliver Cromwel
  • 29 August 1649 - [Signed by several but attributed to John Lilburne], An Outcry of the Youngmen and Apprentices of London
  • 16 November 1649 - John Lilburne, Truths Victory over Tyrants and Tyranny
  • March 1652 - John Lilburne, L. Colonel Iohn Lilbvrne His letter to his dearly beloved wife Mrs. Elisabeth Lilbvrne
  • May 1652 - John Lilburne, As you were
  • 1 August 1653 - John Lilburne, The Upright Mans Vindication
  • 23 August 1653 - John Lilburne, The Just Defence of John Lilburn
  • 16 May 1656 - John Lilburne, The Resurrection of John Lilburne

Henry Marten:

  • 7 February 1648 - Henry Marten, The Parliaments Proceedings justified

Richard Overton:

  • 19 January 1644 - Richard Overton, Mans mortalitie
  • 8 April 1645 - [Richard Overton], The Araignment of Mr. Persecution
  • 29 December 1645 - [Richard Overton], The Ordinance for Tythes Dismounted
  • 17 July 1646 - [Richard Overton], A Remonstrance of Many Thousand Citizens
  • 1 August 1646 - [Richard Overton], An Alarum to the House of Lords
  • 9 September 1646, [Richard Overton], A Defiance against all Arbitrary Usurpations Or Encroachments
  • 12 October 1646 - Richard Overton, An Arrow against all Tyrants and Tyrany
  • 10 February 1647 - [Richard Overton], The Commoners Complaint
  • 17 July 1647 - [Richard Overton], An Appeale from the degenerate Representative Body the Commons of England assembled at Westminster
  • 2 July 1649 - Richard Overton, Overton’s Defyance of the Act of Pardon
  • 16 July 1649 - Richard Overton, The Baiting of the Great Bull of Bashan

Henry Parker:

  • 2 July 1642 - Henry Parker, Observations upon some of his Majesties late Answers
  • 5 February 1648 - Henry Parker, Of a Free Trade

John Prince:

  • 23 April 1649 - [John Prince], Walwyns Wiles

Thomas Prince:

  • 20 June 1649 - Thomas Prince, The Silken Independents Snare Broken

William Prynne:

  • 15 April 1643 - William Prynne, The Soveraigne Power of Parliaments and Kingdomes
  • 7 October 1643 - William Prynne, An Humble Remonstrance against The Tax of Ship-money
  • January 1648 - William Prynne, A New Magna Charta
  • 10 January 1648 - William Prynne, The Machavilian Cromwellist
  • 8 January 1648 - William Prynne, The Petition of Right of the Free-holders and Free-men
  • 21 February 1648 - William Prynne, The Levellers Levelled to the very Ground
  • 16 July 1649 - William Prynne, A Legall Vindication Of the Liberties of England, against Illegall Taxes
  • 3 March 1658 - William Prynne, Demophilos, or, The Assertor of the Peoples Liberty

Henry Robinson:

  • 24 March 1644 - Henry Robinson, Liberty of Conscience

John Rushworth

  • 20 January 1649 - John Rushworth, [The Officers’ Agreement]

S. Shepheard:

  • 4 August 1646 - S. Shepheard, The Famers Fam’d

William Walwyn:

  • September 1641 - [William Walwyn], A New Petition of the Papists.
  • 10 November 1642 - [William Walwyn], Some Considerations Tending to the Undeceiving
  • 19 September 1643 - [William Walwyn], The Power of Love
  • June or July 1644 - [William Walwyn], The Compassionate Samaritane
  • 29 July 1644 - [William Walwyn], Good Counsell to All
  • 6 February 1645 - [William Walwyn], A Helpe to the right understanding of a Discourse
  • 11 October, 1645 - [William Walwyn], Englands Lamentable Slaverie
  • 29 January 1646 - [William Walwyn], Tolleration Justified, and Persecution Condemn’d
  • 13 March 1646 - William Walwyn, A Whisper in the Eare of Mr. Thomas Edwards Minister
  • 19 March 1646 - William Walwyn, A Word More to Mr. Thomas Edwards
  • 18 May 1646 - [William Walwyn], A Word in Season
  • 10 June 1646 - William Walwyn, An Antidote against Master Edwards
  • 29 June 1646 - [William Walwyn], The Just Man in Bonds
  • 23 June 1646 - [William Walwyn], A Pearle in a Dounghill
  • 11 August 1646 - William Walwyn, A Prediction of Mr. Edwards
  • 7 October 1646, [William Walwyn], A Demurre to the Bill for Preventing the Growth and Spreading of Heresie
  • 29 October 1646 - William Walwyn, A Parable, or Consultation of Physitians
  • March 1647 - [Several Hands but probably a major role by William Walwyn], [also known as “The Petition of March”], To the Right Honourable and Supreme Authority of this Nation
  • March/April 1647 - William Walwyn, A Still and Soft Voice From the Scriptures Witnessing them to be the Word
  • 10 June 1647 - [William Walwyn], The poore Wise-mans Admonition unto All the plaine People of Londo
  • 14 June 1647 - [William Walwyn], Gold Tried in the Fire
  • 21 August 1648 - [William Walwyn], The Bloody Project
  • 11 September 1648 - [Anon. but sometimes attributed to Walwyn, Overton, or Lilburne], [The Petition of 11 September 1648], To the Right Honourable, the Commons of England In Parliament Assembled
  • 12 March 1649 - [William Walwyn], The Vanitie of the present Churches
  • 5 April 1649 - [William Walwyn], The English Souldiers Standard
  • 30 May 1649 - William Walwyn, The Fountain of Slaunder Discovered
  • June/July 1649 - William Walwyn, Walwyns Just Defence
  • 2 December 1651 - William Walwyn, Juries Justified
  • May 1652 - William Walwyn, W Walwyns Conceptions; for a Free Trade

John Wildman:

  • 15 October 1647 - [Signed by Several People, but attributed to John Wildman], The Case of the Armie Truly stated
  • 29 October 1647 - [John Wildman], A Cal to all the Souldiers of the Armie, by the Free People of England
  • 30 December 1647 - John Wildman (with William Walwyn), Putney Projects. Or the Old Serpent in a new Forme

Gerrard Winstanley:

  • 1649 - Gerrard Winstanley et al., The True Levellers Standard Advanced

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