Popular Protest in Late Medieval English Towns

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Contrary to received opinion, revolts and popular protests in medieval English towns were as frequent and as sophisticated, if not more so, as those in the countryside. This groundbreaking study refocuses attention on the varied nature of popular movements in towns from Carlisle to Dover and from the London tax revolt of Longbeard in 1196 to Jack Cade's Rebellion in 1450, exploring the leadership, social composition, organisation and motives of popular rebels. The book charts patterns of urban revolt in times of strong and ...

Popular Protest in Late Medieval English Towns 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107529359

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Popular Protest in Late Medieval English Towns 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107027800

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