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 Colonel John Lilburne was tortured by the monarchist state and dragged through the streets of London behind an ox cart because, when arrested for importing unlicenced religious publications,

He demanded that the charge be put to him in English. Later he served both as a lieutenant-colonel in the English civil war and in the movement for democratic government.

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