The Peasants' Revolt in 1381 is viewed as a turning point, enabling peasants together, to demand more freedoms from their Lords.
When did the Peasants' Revolt take place?
What was the result of the Statute of Labourers (1351)?
It set a minimum wage
It set a maximum wage
Everyone over the age of 15 had to pay a tax
Who claimed that all people were created equal?
How old was Richard when he became king?
Who had to pay the Poll Tax?
Everyone over the age of 15
Who was the leader of the Kentish rebels?
Where did Richard II meet the rebels on 14 June 1381?
The Tower of London
Wallingford in Oxfordshire
What did Richard II say to the rebels after Wat Tyler had been killed?
'I will be your king and leader'
'All men are free and equal'
'Throw away the evil lords'
What happened after the Revolt?
Richard abolished serfdom as he had promised
The Poll Tax was collected
The revolts were put down and the rebels were hanged
How did the Whig historians portray the Peasants' Revolt?
A working-class revolution
The start of the English people's fight for freedom
Unnecessary and negligible