Summer of Blood: The Peasants' Revolt of 1381

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Paperback. Pub Date :2010-03-04 Pages: 288 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK Revolt and upheaval in medieval Britain by a brilliant new narrative historian. Summer of Blood breaks new ground in its portrayal of the personalities and politics of the bloody days of June 1381.The Peasants Revolt of 1381 is one of the most dramatic and bloody events in English history. Starting with village riots in the Essex countryside. chaos rapidly spread across much of the south-east of England. as tens of thousands of ordinary men and women marched in fury to London. torching houses. slaughtering their social superiors and terrifying the life out of those who got in their way. The burning down of Savoy Palace. home to the most powerful magnate in the realm. marked one of the Revolts most violent episodes.The Peasants Revolt has remained an underexplored period of history. In re...

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Dan Jones took a first in History from Pembroke College, Cambridge in 2002. He is an award-winning journalist and a pioneer of the resurgence of interest in medieval history. He lives in London.

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