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There is some confusion about whether, why and to what extent early Quakers ‘went about naked’ (‘I stripped for my faith’ or nudity as an anti-establishment political protest).  I will return to this vexed query later but in the meantime see this text from ‘Walker’s History of Wakefield’:

http://www.wakefieldfhs.org.uk/Quakers.htm

A google search for “naked quakers” also yields interesting results, including 2 books, one English, one American, which I ought to read.

More to follow!

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