The Peasant Revolt of 1381, Part 1 - (& the Peasants' Revolt Cocktail)

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This week, Lauren B. tells us about the horrors and injustices experienced by the peasants in medieval England. By fleshing out the effects of the plague and the oppressive measures that colonial rulers forced upon the surfs, Lauren lays the groundwork for the story of the Peasant Revolt of 1381. Tune in next week to hear the rest!
Lauren B is an incredibly talented subsistence maker who creates masks and other socially and environmentally ethical products out of secondhand materials. She wrote our prior episode titled "Resisting Fast Fashion," in which she explains the social and environmental horrors of the fashion and fabric industries. Check out her masks here!
Sources:
Boring Tony Robinson BBC Documentary

Terry Jones Medieval Lives 1 of 8 The Peasant

https://www.historyonthenet.com/medieval-life-feudalism-feudal-system

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peasants%27_Revolt

https://www.worldhistory.org/Peasants'_Revolt/

https://johnball1381.org/

https://www.1381.online/

Law & Order in Medieval England


Piers Plowman Great Uprising

http://www.1381.online/people_and_places/

https://mittelalter.hypotheses.org/12062

When the Weather Went All Medieval

The History of Plague

History Collection

https://explorethearchive.com/peasants-revolt

https://www.britannica.com/biography/John-B\

Women in 1381

The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England

http://medieval.ucdavis.edu/120D/Money.html

https://www.worldhistory.org/Serf/

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