Peasants Revolt

King meets peasants John Wrawe from Essex, went to Bury St Edmunds, and there stirred resistance to the Poll Tax. Follow the story on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wrawe

Battle of Bury St Edmunds

In 1173 a battle was fought, in Fornham All Saints. Robert Whitehands, Earl of Leicester raised an army of 3000 Flemings to fight against the King Henry I. The army marched to Framlingham to be welcomed by Hugh Bigod. They went on to sack Haughley Castle, then marched to Bury. There they met Humphrey de Boun with his […]