After the Black Death: Society, economy and the law in fourteenth-century England - Injustice and revolt | University of Oxford

After the Black Death: Society, economy and the law in fourteenth-century England - Injustice and revolt

Speaker
Professor Mark Bailey, University of East Anglia
Event date
Event time
17:00
Venue
Examination Schools
75 - 81 High St
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 4BG
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

Recent studies of the Peasants’ Revolt have focused less on modern pre-occupations with class and revolution and more upon the common threads of conflict uniting different social groups across diffuse power structures.  This perspective provides fresh insights into the innate tensions and widespread sense of injustice generated by the structure and implementation of government legislation between the Black Death and the uprising.