Consort of 1 & Clare Goodall

Sun 02Feb2020

Firestarter - John Ball and the Great Revolt

Saint Andrew's, Marks Tey



£0 – £12

Music from the 14th century provides the backdrop to the tale of the Great Revolt and radical preacher John Ball. Born near Colchester (maybe?), Ball preached in English (shocking!) and claimed that everyone was created equal (scandalous!!). He was excommunicated and would have languished in jail had he not been released by the Rebels as they took London, burnt the Savoy, and went on to parley with the King. The future hung in the balance...