Ian Brooke

Civil disorder in England in the 1630s - Ian Brooke

A snapshot from history showing that the spirit of direct action and mass civil disobedience is very much part of the fabric of English history.

The London Riots 1641-42

The mob attend the execution of the Earl of Stafford.

Ian Brooke writes that London’s riots were nothing new: a popular uprising was a key part of the early stages of the English revolution