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In general society it was believed that the peasants had few rights often imposed harsh and unfair taxes on them This has affected the king because he would get more money by collecting the taxes the peasants are paying to him A revolt called the Jacquerie broke out It was named after Jacques Bonhomme good fellow a happy agricultural worker Peasants went on a rampage with crowds sweeping through the countryside They blame the mobility for all the problems of society and for the misery in general Urban worker craftsmen small businessmen and parish priests also joined in the revolt Thousands were mercilessly killed the innocent along with the guilty The King wont get pay for the taxes because the peasants craftsmen and small businessmen because of society problems In 1380 it was decided to re-impose a head tax on all adult males People wanted to refuse but authorities insisted the taxes be collected and along with a huge fine for the resisters 100000 people were involved and in were the largest single uprising of the Middle Ages Castles and manors were destroyed Nobles murdered along with the Archbishop of Canterbury who had ordered the collection of the tax A promised made but not kept it by King Richard 2 when he met with the revolutionaries Then finally crushed the revolt with violence and terror The head tax on adult males was supposed to get more money but the people destroyed the castles and killed the NoblesThere were a number of causes in the hundred years of war 1337-1453 A cause was the claim of the English King Edward III on the throne of France The wool trade between England and Flanders was another cause of the war The war was the final flowering of Medieval Chivalry The war which ended in a technological disaster which was supposed to be a heroic battle between knights of equal rank But the knights who had to suffer
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