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Death of Wat Tyler at Smithfield / Jean Froissart
History / England / Popular Uprising.

Walter ‘Wat’ Tyler (died 15th June 1381), leader of the Peasants Revolt in England, who marched a group of peasants from Kent...
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London through the ages: Medieval London
In a new series of hand-picked selections from the akg-images archive, we admire the beautiful city of London through the ages.

This month we take a look at medieval London, from the end of Roman rule in the 4th century to the accession of Queen Elizabeth I in the 16th century.

Come explore with us this fascinating city!