the peasant revolt 1381


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peasants rebelled against serfdom and high taxes but Richard II tricked the people and killed them the next night

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  • Sir it is time to pay your taxes to the king for the war against France.
  • Again! but I cannot even afford food for this month. Please have mercy!
  • i cannot believe what the king has done, he tried to levy the poll taxes for everyone in the country.
  • i heard a poor peasant was dragged from his house because he was unable to pay the taxes.
  • We should start a rebellion because it is unfair for the peasants.
  • The rebellion of Essex setting fire to governors houses
  • Essex rebellion setting fire to governors houses in London because of high taxes and serfdom
  • You shall die Wat Tyler
  • Richard II and the lord mayor of London met the leader of the rebellion, Wat Tyler.The mayor killed Tyler
  • I understand this is unfair so I promise to abolish serfdom and reduce tax price to there original price.
  • Soldiers round up all your men and assassinate all peasants who rebelled against my decisions!
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