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1381

Author : Juliet Barker
ISBN : 9780674368149
Genre : History
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Juliet Barker provides an account of the first great popular uprising in England and a fascinating study of medieval life in English towns and countryside. She tells how and why an unlikely group of ordinary men and women from every corner of England united in armed rebellion against church and state to demand a radical political agenda.

The Great Rising Of 1381

Author : Alastair Dunn
ISBN : UOM:39015055911765
Genre : History
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"The Great Rising is a re-interpretation of the revolt, the rebels and their often colourful leaders, and is the first new history for nearly one hundred years. Alastair Dunn charts the causes of the Great Rising, and examines how the burgeoning economic expectations of the generation succeeding the Black Death were frustrated by the landlords' determined defense of serfdom, and the growing burden imposed upon the people by the crown, culminating in the hated Poll Taxes. He asks whether the Great Rising had a coherent set of aims linking its participants in different parts of England, follows the dramatic story of the rebels in London, and highlights the largely forgotten, but equally exciting story of rebellion in other parts of England."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The Peasant S Revolt

Author : Alastair Dunn
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114199479
Genre : History
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A stunningly good book on a revolt which came within a few minutes of changing our history utterly --totally absorbing.

The Peasants Revolt

Author : Philip Lindsay
ISBN : UCSC:32106000303112
Genre : Civilization, Medieval
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Summer Of Blood The Peasants Revolt Of 1381

Author : Dan Jones
ISBN : 9780007331482
Genre : History
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Revolt and upheaval in medieval Britain by a brilliant new narrative historian. ‘Summer of Blood’ breaks new ground in its portrayal of the personalities and politics of the bloody days of June 1381.

The Peasants Revolt Of 1381

Author : R.B. Dobson
ISBN : 9781349169900
Genre : History
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`An excellent selection of sources for the rebellion.' Bibliographies Handbook One of the most famous and dramatic episodes in English history, the great revolt of 1381 is still a largely unsolved mystery. The new edition of this lengthy and detailed collection of original documents provides a basic handbook to the story, significance and problems of the English Peasants' Revolt of 1381.

When Adam Delved And Eve Span

Author : Mark O'Brien
ISBN : 1910885266
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When Adam Delved and Eve Span is an introductory history of the inspirational English peasant rising of 1381. The book recounts, against the backdrop of 14th century England - including the daily struggle of peasants for food and justice and the devastation wrought by the Black Death - the events of the Peasants' Revolt, both in London and in the regions, conveying their breathtaking speed and bringing rebel leaders, such as Wat Tyler and John Ball, to life.

Writing And Rebellion

Author : Steven Justice
ISBN : 0520918401
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In this compelling account of the "peasants' revolt" of 1381, in which rebels burned hundreds of official archives and attacked other symbols of authority, Steven Justice demonstrates that the rebellion was not an uncontrolled, inarticulate explosion of peasant resentment but an informed and tactical claim to literacy and rule. Focusing on six brief, enigmatic texts written by the rebels themselves, Justice places the English peasantry within a public discourse from which historians, both medieval and modern, have thus far excluded them. He recreates the imaginative world of medieval villagers—how they worked and governed themselves, how they used official communications in unofficial ways, and how they produced a disciplined insurgent ideology.

The Peasants Revolt Of 1381

Author : Richard Barrie Dobson
ISBN : 1597405485
Genre : Computers
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Medieval Sourcebook Anonimalle Chronicle English Peasants Revolt 1381

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Paul Halsall presents a description of the final meeting between English King Richard II (1367-1400) and Wat Tyler (d. 1381) as part of the Internet Medieval Source Book. Tyler was the leader of the Peasants' Revolt, a social uprising caused by repressive legislation. The description is from a chronicle of the time.

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