1381: The Year of the Peasants' Revolt

1381: The Year of the Peasants' Revolt

by Juliet Barker

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674368149
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 11/24/2014
Pages: 528
Sales rank: 858,576
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Juliet Barker is one of Britain’s most distinguished literary biographers and medievalists and author of Agincourt: Henry V and the Battle That Made England.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

A Note to the Text 1

1 The end of an era 3

2 The state of the nation 19

3 Landlords and tenants 43

4 Urban society 77

5 Wars and taxes 110

6 Resistance 143

7 Essex and Kent arise 163

8 To London 195

9 Mile End 225

10 Smithfield 258

11 St Albans and Bury St Edmunds 279

12 Ely, Huntingdon and Cambridge 307

13 Norfolk 327

14 North and south 355

15 Suppression 372

16 The aftermath 391

17 The legacy 405

Appendix 1 Wat Tyler 419

Appendix 2 Jack Straw 422

Appendix 3 John Balle 426

Appendix 4 John Balle's letters 429

Notes 437

Bibliography 465

Index 477

Picture Credits 504

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