The Levellers and the Conquest of Ireland in 1649

  title={The Levellers and the Conquest of Ireland in 1649},
  author={Norah Carlin},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  pages={269 - 288}
  • Norah Carlin
  • Published 1 June 1987
  • History, Economics
  • The Historical Journal
As Oliver Cromwell set out on his controversial reconquest of Ireland in 1649, it was widely believed in England that the Levellers were opposed to all English rule in Ireland, and that these pro-Irish views were responsible for the mutinies and disorders in the commonwealth's armies which delayed the setting out of Cromwell's expedition. 
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