Thomas Paine in Lewes (1768-1774): A prelude to American Independence

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Written by Collin Brent, Deborah Gage, and Paul Myles.

The second edition of this book (published 2020) explores Thomas Paine’s life in Lewes, a period where he married, wrote and evolved prior to his departure to America, which was crucial in developing his political thoughts.

This brief publication contains a series of essays connected to the life of Paine. As the foreward by Seth Gopin claims: “it is also the story of Lewes and how this town helped shape a new world.”.

The Sussex Archaeological Society has a special connection with Thomas Paine as its headquarters is in Bull House in Lewes, the former home of the author.

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Written by Collin Brent, Deborah Gage, and Paul Myles.

The second edition of this book (published 2020) explores Thomas Paine’s life in Lewes, a period where he married, wrote and evolved prior to his departure to America, which was crucial in developing his political thoughts.

This brief publication contains a series of essays connected to the life of Paine. As the foreward by Seth Gopin claims: “it is also the story of Lewes and how this town helped shape a new world.”.