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Tyler Insurrection

Wat Tyler's insurrection. An insurrection headed by Wat Tyler and Jack Straw, in consequence of a poll-tax of three groats to defray the expenses of a war with France. (1381.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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