The Middle Ages Peasants Revolt Video | KS3 History | History Bombs

5. Medieval

5.2 The Peasants' Revolt

Lesson description

Prepare yourself because this chapter, along with the energetic musical video, takes us through the horrifying effects of the Black Death in 1349 to analysing how this led to English workers rebelling against Richard II and his men in the Peasants’ Revolt in 1381.

This lesson contains:

  • An overview and chronology of the primary events and causes that led to the workers launching the Peasants’ Revolt in 1381.
  • The key terms and vocabulary needed to study the Peasants’ Revolt, the Black Death, and wider 13th century English history with confidence.
  • An analysis of the key causes and reasons that workers risked everything to rebel against their rulers in the Peasants’ Revolt.