How the Black Death Led to the Peasants' Revolt

England’s 1381 uprising was fueled by unrest in the aftermath of a pandemic.

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  • John Ball encourages the rebels in an illustration from c. 1470.

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  • Wat Tyler dies at the hands of the Mayor of London as the young Richard II looks on.

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