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Group Dates Key Supporters Ideas Influence and Level
Figures of Threat
Levellers 1647 Putney John Lilburn New Model Army Citizens given their own rights, Very radial group and
debates they wanted reform and a new posed a threat to army
1647 demanded type of government unity, they denounced the
dissolution of elected representatives were rump
Long Parliament to be superior to the monarch They became irrelevant
1649 Lilburn seats in parliament based on after 1649, and never had
arrested population widespread support in the
No state church that isn't army
Diggers (True 1640's Withstanely Fairfax didn't care Total social and political Not very influential
Levellers) Withstanely about the diggers, but equality
suffered an the Lord of the manor Proposed abolishing private
economic loss brought the case property
1649 occupied against the diggers to
land at st georges court.
Fifth monarchists 1657Venners Harrison Army Imminent establishment of
5th monarchist regarded
plot to murder "man of Christ in Earth the rump as preventing the
Cromwell blood" 10,000 supporters Wanted a regime run establishment of "godly
1660 Harrisons exclusively by "saints" rule"
execution Powell Cromwell viewed them Millerianism Failure of the parliament of
1661 attempt to as political irritants Beliefs based on the New the saints left them
overthrow the LLwyd Testament of Daniel and the embittered
government New revelations They turned their anger
against Cromwell whom
earlier they had hailed as a
second Moses, they were
unhappy with the Lord

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Protect because their
influence was limited
Ranters Emerged in late Clarkson Predestination 15 antiranters pamphlets
1640's Bauthumley Denied the concept of sin published
1650 blasphemy Coppe Challenge to the Godly
act nation (no sin)
Independents First independent Cromwell New Model Army Rejected the idea of a national Did not try to impose
church set up in Lambert centrally administered church, theology, many former
1644 Lots of influence from the new Anglican priests made the
world transition to independent
Baptists 1640's they Lawrence Cromwell protected…read more

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Muggletonians 1652 created Lodowich London Mainly Assured by their own unique Too small a group to
Muggleton merchants virtue present a challenge to
Robins Shopkeepers and Robins believed he had been order.…read more


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