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The Death of Wat Tyler (from British Library Royal MS 18.E.i-ii f. 175)

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Title

The Death of Wat Tyler (from British Library Royal MS 18.E.i-ii f. 175)

Subject

Baselard

Description

The leader of the Peasants' Revolt, Wat Tyler, is depicted here as being stabbed by William Walworth, Mayor of London. Walworth stabbed Tyler with a baselard, and although it is considered a type of dagger, in reality, along with this depiction, it is rather larger.

Source

The National Archives. "The Death of Wat Tyler." Uniting the Kingdoms. Accessed February 14, 2015. http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/utk/england/popup/wattyler.htm

Date

c. 1385-1400

Contributor

Samantha Tan

Rights

© Copyright British Library

Type

Still image

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Original Format

Illustration

Physical Dimensions

N/A

Files

wattyler.jpg

Collection

Citation

“The Death of Wat Tyler (from British Library Royal MS 18.E.i-ii f. 175),” Medieval London, accessed August 11, 2020, https://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/111.

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