King, London, Richard Lyons discussed on Stuff You Missed in History Class
English, which was in Bird Brooke and Richard Lyons, which was enlisted in English, was the sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire, and lions was a widely hated merchant and financier, the assembled forces from Kent Essex and Suffolk. Vastly outnumbered the Kings available army, so the King agreed to negotiate with the rebels. He traveled down the Thames by boat to meet them, but once he arrived at the meeting point. It was decided that it was just too dangerous for him to go ashore. This of course stoked the rebels, anger and resentment, and at some point on June thirteenth somebody it is not clear who opened the gates of London to the? Crowd once inside. They burned Savoy Palace. which was the home of John of gaunt, they also looted and burned the homes of other prominent officials as well as the buildings that were situated along London Bridge on June, fourteen, th the king met with Watt, Tyler, and men from Essex at Mile, end tyler presented the king with a series of demands including the abolition of serfdom. Community Self Governance execution of several widely hated public officials, who he described as traders and general amnesty of the rebels. There are various interpretations of the King's response. Either his youthful inexperience meant that he wasn't a very good negotiator, or he really did feel some sympathy for the rebels. He also might've have felt like. There was no other option because these rebels vastly outnumbered his army and had done all kinds of destruction and kill people. He made some really really sweeping promises including that he would abolish serfdom and forced labor that he would bring these so-called traitors to justice, which includes some people that were high up within his own court, and that he would issue a blanket pardon for anybody who had participated in the uprising, the king gave tyler signed charters that granted the serfs their freedom, however, as that was happening, other rebels broke into the Tower of London. The future. King, Henry the. The fourth was protected by hiding him in the cupboard. The rebels captured and beheaded several prominent people one was Simon Sudbury, who was both the Archbishop of Canterbury that was the one who had excommunicated. John Ball who you mentioned earlier and the Chancellor of England another was Lord High Treasurer of England Robert. Hales who is also the admiral of the West and Grand Prior of the Knights of Malta. Their heads were reportedly put on display and paraded around London. Among, others John, leg a royal sergeant at arms, was also executed in some of the chronicles of this event. He was described as putting his hands of teenage girls skirts under the pretense of determining if they were old enough to work. Richard Lyons was killed as well. The targets of this violence also went beyond the officials who were associated with taxes and serfdom and other issues that we're being protested. The mob focused on Fleming's were a widely hated ethnic group in London Flemish..