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Wat Tyler
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Wat Tyler's death (left to right: Sir William Walworth, Mayor of London (wielding sword); Wat Tyler; King Richard II; and Sir John Cavendish, esquire to the King (bearing lance)
Born c.1320/4 January 1341
Died 15 June 1381
London, England
Nationality English
Known for Peasants' Revolt
Death of Wat Tyler
Engraving by Anker Smith

Walter "Wat" Tyler (c.1320/4 January 1341 – 15 June 1381) was a leader of the 1381 Peasants' Revolt in England. He marched a group of rebels from Canterbury to London to oppose the institution of a poll tax and to demand economic and social reforms. While the brief rebellion enjoyed early success, Tyler was killed by officers loyal to King Richard II during negotiations at Smithfield, London.

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