Person    | Male  Died 1385

Sir William Walworth

Fishmonger and Mayor 1374 to 1375 and 1380 to 1381. During the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 King Richard II met the rebels, led by Wat Tyler, at Smithfield to discuss their demands. A scuffle broke out involving, among others, Walworth and Tyler which eventually led to Walworth having Tyler summarily beheaded. Exploring London tells his story and Spartacus carries a detailed eye-witness account of the events of June that year.

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Sir William Walworth

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Holborn Viaduct - Walworth

The sword he sports represents the one which removed Tyler's head, the origin...

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