Walter Tyler

Standard Name: Tyler, Walter
Used Form: Wat Tyler


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Family and Intimate relationships Muriel Box
MB 's mother was christened Caroline Beatrice (Doney) but known as Bertie.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Box, Muriel. Odd Woman Out. Leslie Frewin.
14, 16
She was a woman of passion, of deep-rooted prejudices, capable of violent outbursts of temper when her will was crossed. She...
Textual Production Robert Southey
RS 's Wat Tyler, a play of revolutionary tendency written in 1794, was published without his authority. Its subject is the Peasants' Revolt of 1381.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
5th ser. 5 (1817): 187-9
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.


1379: The English government instituted a graduated...

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The English government instituted a graduated Poll Tax and collected names of all persons over sixteen, who would be liable for payment.

May 1381: Insurrection followed Wat Tyler's killing...

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May 1381

Insurrection followed Wat Tyler 's killing of a poll-tax collector for indecent rudeness to his daughter; this became known as the Peasants' Revolt.


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