LUDD


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LUDDLaboratoires, Usines, Déchets et Démantèlement (French: Laboratories, Plants, Waste and Demolition)
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King Ludd was a king in Britain, and in another book we learn that he was a brother of Cassevelaunis, who fought against Julius Caesar, so from that we can judge of the time in which he reigned.
King Ludd," we are told in The Mabinogion, "ruled prosperously and rebuilt the walls of London, and encompassed it about with numberless towers.
Now, although Ludd was such a wise king, three plagues fell upon the island of Britain.
The story goes on to tell how good King Ludd freed the island of Britain from all three plagues and lived in peace all the days of his life.
In the chapter dedicated to Ned Ludd, the historical significance of this improper name is broadly referenced through successive ideas of Ludd's use as a linkage for workers' sabotage and collective bargaining.
New Wave indie band Shambolic was the first from Huddersfield to play at the Le Bar'Ouf in Cholet under the project this month while Ludd have already played in Huddersfield.
Young Master Ludd would have been better remonstrating with the human owner of his particular factory.
But apparently they have high-profile fans such as Ozzy Osbourne, Paul McCartney and Ned Ludd - he of Luddites fame.
Nevertheless, I am willing to accept my inner Harold Hill on one condition: that Patrick Goldstein accept his inner Ned Ludd.
No se trata de volver a los tiempos de legendario Ludd, cuando se propuso acabar a golpes con la maquina.
One might also add that whereas Robin is a fantastic escapee to the greenwood, pining for the return of the invisible crusader Richard I, Ludd functions in the labyrinth that is landscape under the pattern-making impulses of the human will, and in the built labyrinth that is the defensible city.
The mythical leader of this revolution was King Ludd, a dweller of Sherwood Forest, land of Robin Hood.