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“After 1671 gamekeepers had the right to search houses and confiscate weapons. The concentration of power in the hands of the landed class could hardly have been better illustrated. Enclosure and the game laws deprived cottagers of many of their traditional sources of food”.

Christopher Hill, The World Turned Upside Down

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