“A plebeian fighting for the poor and rewarded with poverty.”
Mike Leigh has produced a visually impressive movie, but the characters are a bit flat.
An Early Socialist History of the Peasants’ Revolt: Charles Edmund Maurice’s “Lives of English Popular Leaders of the Middle Ages” (1875)
Charles Edmund Maurice was a Barrister, History Lecturer, and committed Christian Socialist. In 1875, he authored one of the first socialist histories of the rebellion of 1381.