Four centuries ago a group of farmers from the West of England decided to see if they could make a living for themselves by growing tobacco.

This put them at odds with the English state and its imperial ambition to build a mercantile economy driven by indentured and slave labour.

This is their story of resistance.

Fair-trade home-grown tobacco? Put that in yer pipe and smoke it

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