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Burford is a beautiful old town in Oxfordshire. During the English Civil War Oliver Cromwell put down a mutiny there. The Levellers believed everyone should be equal before God. You can still see the bullet-holes in the churchyard.

Burford Leveller

Screen_shot_2017-12-05_at_08.50.24by Patrick Howse02 Oct 2013

"Death was a great terror to him, as unto most"

Low sun kisses Cotswold stone.

The gently rising river
Spills slowly over its bank
Watched by a little girl
Feeding ducks.

Outside the church,
Pitted by bullets,
A musket-scarred wall
Makes the Leveller's case.