Signature of John Lilburne

"John Lilburne his booke" inscribed on a fragment of printed waste bound as a fly-leaf in a volume of eleven tracts (C.11.30). These concern the radical Leveller leader's imprisonment, firstly in Newgate, and then in the Tower of London, in 1646 for producing tracts attacking the House of Lords, one of which, The freemans freedome vindicated, appears in this collection.

The volume was bequeathed by Thomas Baker, one of whose notes appears below Lilburne's signature.