Peasants’ Revolt

Medieval Warfare
Topic 5: Peasants’ Revolt

To date, little evidence has been found of the peasants’ revolt in Lincolnshire.

However, as the revolt could be seen as a symptom of social change, it may be that this is an occasion where the study of the medieval landscape as a whole could provide insight into an episode of military history.

Archers practicing at the butts, a common village activity. (From the Luttrell Psalter manuscript in the British Library)