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Westonbirt Arboretum Photo Detail
Image © David Ross and Britain Express
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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
18 August, 1707
Death of William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire
Cavendish was a powerful supporter of the Glorious Revolution of 1888, bringing William and Mary to the throne. He also rebuilt Chatsworth House, creating one of the great English country houses.