Peasants' Revolt

Zum Ende des Bauernaufstandes 1381 zeigt das Bild die Tötung von Wat Tyler durch den Bürgermeister von London, Walworth.
for the end of the farmer rebellion 1381 shows the picture the killing of wades to Tyler through the mayor of London, Walworth.

The Peasants' Revolt of 1381 was the largest farmer rebellion in the medieval England.

The question about the causes, which led to the rebellion, is the subject of different explaining theories. The Marxist aspect sees the crisis of the Feudalismus as main cause, another the errors of the government. A further attempt at explanation refers to the plague, which reduced the existing workers drastically and released so an economic crisis. For the financing of the hundred-year of war the English crown raised before long distance (1373, 1379, 1380 - 81) three special taxes (polling Taxes). When driving the third tax in May 1381 there were the first rebellion actions in the counties to Kent and Essex. The insurgent ones from Kent, led of wade to Tyler, conquered the city Canterbury, which itself to 10. June completely in their force found. Together with the insurgent ones from Essex the farmers pulled to London and provided entrance to the city. Between that 13. and that 15. June seemed to stand the entire kingdom under control of the rebels. During this time some noble ones (among other things the archbishop of Canterbury, Simon Sudbury, and the Chancellor of the Exchequer of England, Robert Hales) of the insurgent ones, with the reason of the alleged betrayal of king became smelling pool of broadcasting corporations II., killed.

In the morning 15. June became wades to Tyler with negotiations with smelling pool of broadcasting corporations II. in Smithfield (London) killed. Thereupon smelling pool of broadcasting corporations II. began. to restore the public order. The rebellion broke down, which became most insurgent one to the return induced.


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