The Land is Ours

Landrights History

Articles on landrights history

 

A Short History of Enclosure in Britain Published in The Land Magazine (Issue-7 - Summer 2009).

 

The Levellers, an introduction by Tony Gosling. Index to documents on the Levellers, land rights activists in the 17th century...

 

70th Anniversary of Kinder-Scout Mass Trespass - marked with an apology from the 11th Duke of Devonshire

 

An Enquiry into the Reasons for and against Inclosing the Open Fields Printed in 1767, a submission to 'The Members of the British Legisture' and 'all who have property in them' on the enclosures...

 

The Cries of the Neverborn, The Scottish Clearances
by Scott Robert Ladd. An essay on the Scottish Clearances from the 17th century to the present day...

 

Rural Resistance 1800-1914: Custom Community and Conflict in South Oxfordshire
by Kate Tiller
Download zip-file (rich text format): ruresist.zip

 

John Clare and 'The Tragedy of the Enclosures'
Poems by John Clare 1793 - 1864, background by Dave Featherstone

 

Robert Ket and the Norfolk Rising 1549
Download zip-file (rich text format): ket.zip