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This wandering priest was leader of the Peasant's Revolt of 1381. He made famous the rhyming couplet, 'When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman'
He was freed from prison by Wat Tyler and his men
He was hanged after the failure of the revolt
This Day in British History
11 March, 1248
First 'trial of the Pyx' tests coinage
The 'trial', headed by Richard, Earl of Cornwall, tested the purity of coinage by assaying