The Agreements of the People, the Levellers and the Constitutional Crisis of the English Revolution

  • Philip Baker
  • Elliot Vernon

About this book


The Agreements of the People were a series of written constitutions proposed variously by Levellers, soldiers and citizens for the settlement of the nation at the height of the English Revolution. The essays in this book explore the various Agreements in the context of the constitutional crisis that engulfed England in the late 1640s and 1650s.


civil war England historiography history liberty nation revolution

Editors and affiliations

  • Philip Baker
    • 1
    • 2
  • Elliot Vernon
  1. 1.History of Parliament TrustLondonUK
  2. 2.Humanities Research InstituteUniversity of BuckinghamUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36026-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-29170-7
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