Death of Wat Tyler

This image depicts the detail of a much-larger illumination appearing in Jean Froissart’s Chronicle.

Created by an unnamed medieval artist, sometime between 1385-1400, its title is “The Death of Wat Tyler at the hands of Walworth, Mayor of London, with the young Richard II looking on.”

One of the versions of this work is maintained by the British Library where it is categorized as British Library Royal MS 18.E.i-ii f. 175 (date: 1385-1400).

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Media Credits

Unnamed artist created this illumination which illustrates a page of Jean Froissart's "Chronicle." It is online via Wikimedia Commons.


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