A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations/Diggers

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DIGGERS, a name given to those in the fifteenth century, who, being persecuted, were obligated to hold their assemblies in caverns and caves dug in the earth. They are said to have despised the church of Rome and its ministers.[1]

Original footnotes[edit]

  1. Broughton, vol. i. p. ?28.