|As Lilburne and his allies began producing dozens of radical pamphlets
in the mid 1640s, the House of Lords strove hard to arrest those responsible
and to confiscate their printing presses. In doing so, they employed
the likes of Robert Eles, whose petition for financial recompense
testifies to the dangers involved in such work, in terms of both monetary
loss and physical violence.
HLRO Main Papers (13 August 1646)