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Roy 18 E I f.165v Peasants revolt showing the banners of England and St. George,...

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Roy 18 E I f.165v Peasants revolt showing the banners of England and St. George, John Ball shown leading the rebels, illustration from 'Chroniques de France et d'Angleterre', by Jean Froissart, c.1460-80 (vellum)
Netherlandish School, (15th century) / Netherlandish
British Library, London, UK
c. 1460 AD - c. 1480 AD (C15th AD)
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John Ball, a priest, addressing the Kentishmen who had marched to London to state their grievances; fomented the insurrection of Wat Tyler; Chroniques de France et d'Angleterre; "When Adam delved and Eve span who was then the gentleman?" The Peasants' Revolt. Two groups of rebels meet outside London. They carry banners of England and St. George. Their leaders John Ball, on horseback, and Wat Tyler, standing left, are labelled 'Jehan Balle' and 'Waultre le Tieulier' respectively.

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