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Oxford Inscriptions: The Levellers


Inscription to the Levellers

 

TO THE MEMORY OF
Private BIGGS and Private PIGGEN
EXECUTED LIKE THEIR LEVELLER COLLEAGUES
AT BURFORD BY FORCES LOYAL TO CROMWELL.
THEY WERE SHOT NEAR THIS PLACE
FOR THEIR PART IN THE SECOND MUTINY
OF THE OXFORD GARRISON
ON 18th SEPTEMBER 1649

 

This inscription is near the square in Gloucester Green.

 

Gloucester Green

This plaque in Gloucester Green marks its reopening in 1989 after new shops and flats were built there:

GLOUCESTER GREEN
WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED
THURSDAY 26TH OCTOBER, 1989
BY COUNCILLOR W.G.H. FAGG,
CHAIR, ESTATES COMMITTEE,
OXFORD CITY COUNCIL,
WITH CLLR. MRS P.A.T. YARDLEY,
LORD MAYOR OF OXFORD
IN ATTENDANCE
A DEVELOPMENT BY GRE PROPERTIES

 

Wikipedia: The Levellers

Stephanie Jenkins, 2013