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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
07 April, 1827
John Walker sells first friction match
Walker, a chemist from Stockton-on-Tees, accidentally invented the match, by combining potassium chlorate and antimony sulfide.