On This Day

What Happened in June 1381

Historical Events

Meeting of Interest

Jun 14 Richard II in England meets leaders of the Peasants' Revolt on Blackheath. The Tower of London is stormed by rebels who enter without resistance.

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 14 Simon Sudbury, Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Jun 15 Wat Tyler, leader of English Peasants' Revolt is beheaded in London
  • Jun 15 John Cavendish, Lord Chief Justice of England