History The Peasants Revolt

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When was the peasants Revolt ?
Between May an August 1381
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What was the Peasants Revolt ?
It was the lower orders rebelling against the lawmaking
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Who was the king and how old was he during this time ?
It was Richard II and he was 14 yrs old
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Which place did the rebels burn down ?
The Palace of Savoy
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Which action started the event ?
Men from numerous villages on the banks of the Thames estuary in Essex lead and organised protest
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Who was the revolt lead by ?
Wat Tyler
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What was the tax introduced during the revolt ?
The Poll Tax
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What was the Poll tax ?
Tax per head , 12p.
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Why was the Poll tax introduced ?
To help pay for the war.
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Which important figures did the peasants kill ?
The Archbishop of Canterbury and the The Treasurer of England
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When Wat Tyler died what died with him ?
The Revolt
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