15 July 1381 – John Ball, a leader in the Peasants' Revolt of 1381, is hanged, drawn and quartered in the presence of King Richard II of England, his head subsequently stuck on a pike on London Bridge.

John Ball encouraging Wat Tyler rebels from ca 1470 MS of Froissart Chronicles in BL - John Ball (priest) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Peasants' Revolt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Richard II meets rebels - House of Plantagenet - Richard II meets the rebels of the Peasants' Revolt in a painting from Froissart's Chronicles

Painting of Richard II Peasants Revolt

Jean Froissart, Chroniques - Richard II meeting with the rebels of the Peasants' Revolt of 1381

In return for land used to grow their own food, the serfs had to work for the lord of the manor.   As well as farming their own land, each serf had to work a fixed number of days per year on land owned by the lord and his family

What Were the Effects of the Black Death?

Numerous droughts have hit European agriculture over the ages, but their overall extent has been known mainly from scattered historical documents. Here, an English calendar page, circa shows men harvesting wheat. (Queen Mary’s Psalter, Wikimedia commons)

BBC - Radio 4 Voices of the Powerless - 01/8/2002 featuring the Peasant's Revolt led by Wat Tyler

Walter Tyler, or Wat Tyler, was the leader of the 1381 of the English Peasant’s Revolt. With news of rebellions of the upper classes in France and Flanders, the English readied for an insurrection.

Skull of Simon of Sudbury, who met a grisly end when insurgents stormed the Tower of London during the Peasants' Revolt of 1381. They dragged him from his chamber to Tower Hill, struck off his head and placed it on a spike on Tower Bridge.

Skull of Simon of Sudbury, who met a grisly end when insurgents stormed the Tower of London during the Peasants' Revolt of They dragged him from his chamber to Tower Hill, struck off his head and placed it on a spike on Tower Bridge.

What happened when the Peasants' Revolted? A full lesson on the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 - powerpoint, card sort, story of events , causation web and lesson plan. Just print and go!

The Peasants' Revolt 1381 Full Middle Ages Lesson

What happened when the Peasants' Revolted? A full lesson on the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 - powerpoint, card sort, story of events , causation web and lesson plan.

The Peasants' Revolt of 1381 - YouTube - Tony Robinson explores the major uprising across large parts of England in 1381; it's origins, motives and aftermath.

Tony Robinson explores the major uprising across large parts of England in it's origins, motives and aftermath.

Wat Tyler leader of the peasants revolt.

In some 35 years after the Black Death had swept through Europe, there was a shortage of people left to work the land. Recognising the power of ‘supply and demand’, the remaining peasants began to re-evaluate their worth.

Oh those pesky peasants! The Peasant's Revolt of 1381 ~S

The Peasants’ Revolt of where oppressed and overtaxed peasants, led by Wat Tyler, staged an ill fated rebellion against the king.

The German Peasants' War or Great Peasants' Revolt (German: Deutscher Bauernkrieg) was a widespread popular revolt in the German-speaking areas of Central Europe, 1524–1526. It failed because of the intense opposition of the aristocracy, who slaughtered up to 100,000 of the 300,000 poorly armed and poorly led peasants and farmers. The survivors were fined and achieved few if any of their goals.

16 February - in the Swabian town of Memmingen during the German Peasant's War, Sebastian Lotzer and Christoph Schappeler decided to give the base of the revolt in Southern Germany an ideological superstructure.

Girl power. The Peasants' Revolt: The time when women took up arms. BBC News.

The time when women took up arms

Attack on Southchurch Hall during the Peasants' Revolt, 1381 Alan Sorrell

This title maps, describes and illustrates what remains of the London City of the Black Death, the Peasants' Revolt, the Reformation, the Civil War and the city of Pepys.

This title maps, describes and illustrates what remains of the London City of the Black Death, the Peasants' Revolt, the Reformation, the Civil War and the city of Pepys.

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