The Peasants Revolt – 1381
15 June, Smithfield – William Walworth, mayor of London, kills the leader of the rebels, Wat Tyler ,after he refused peace. King Richard II rides out to the remaining rebels to assume command, they obey and leave London.
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Chapter 4 Lesson Questions:  Copy and paste into an email, add your answers, then send to theSchool with Born in Blood 4 inthe subject line.

T / F:  King Richard II was the declared king at the age of 10 yearsold.

T / F:  King Richard did not actually begin his rule of monarchy until the age of 23.

T / F:  The Prior of the Hospitallers was Sir Robert Hales, the “hero of Alexandria”.

T / F:  In 1381 King Richard II issued a royal pardon to all towns involved in the Peasant’s Revolt.

How many men were listed as being excluded from the general amnesty of the“royal pardon”?

What items listed in the book lay as proof that the revolt was not done by a “peasant ”society.

What was the important point about all such means of identification & communication?

What does the term “war dance”, mean?

Since today we have radio and television to motivate our groups, how and where in the 14th century would all communication be sent in an illiterate society?

When did four Masonic Lodges come forth publicly to elect a Grand master for their new Grand Lodge, and what is significant about the date chosen?

Fill in the blanks: The lodge at ________ considered itself to be the oldest lodge in the country, dating back to the _______ century and the building of the _______ cathedral.

Exercise: Write a short summary in your own words, thoughts and views.

If the “Great Society” did have Templar origins, how would have this been possible?

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