Richard II meets the rebels on 13 June 1381 in a miniature from a 1470's copy of Jean Froissart's Chronicles.

Richard II meets the rebels on 13 June 1381 in a miniature from a 1470's copy of Jean Froissart's Chronicles.

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.

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.

An artist's impression of an attack on Southchurch Hall during the Peasants' Revolt, 1381. Women were also involved.

Peasants' Revolt: The time when women took up arms

An artist's impression of an attack on Southchurch Hall during the Peasants' Revolt, 1381. Women were also involved.

A YouTube video from Khan Academy: Peasant Revolts #learn

A YouTube video from Khan Academy: Peasant Revolts #learn

Wat Tyler leader of the peasants revolt.

Wat Tyler leader of the peasants revolt.

Peasant's Revolt - Date	30 May 1381 – November 1381 (English king Richard II)

Peasant's Revolt - Date 30 May 1381 – November 1381 (English king Richard II)

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 1381. They dragged him from his chamber to Tower Hill, struck off his head and placed it on a spike on Tower Bridge.

BBC - KS3 Bitesize History - The Peasants' Revolt : Revision, Page 2

BBC - KS3 Bitesize History - The Peasants' Revolt : Revision, Page 2

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