A March on London - Being a Story of Wat Tyler's Insurrection, by G.A. Henty

A March on London - Being a Story of Wat Tyler's Insurrection, by G.A. Henty

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A March on London tells the story of a young man, called Edgar, who is caught up in the Peasants’ revolt, and who also takes part in the civil war in Flanders which followed soon after.

Edgar is thrown into many exciting and dangerous adventures, which he faces with bravery and a cool head, typical of Henty’s heroes.

George Alfred Henty (1832 - 1902) was an English novelist, best known for his historical adventure stories for young people. He wrote approximately 144 books, in addition to stories for magazines, and was known as "The Prince of Story-Tellers".  

Walter "Wat" Tyler was a leader of the 1381 Peasants' Revolt in England, in which a group of rebels marched from Canterbury to London to oppose the institution of a poll tax and to demand economic and social reforms.

Published by Blackie in 1912.

No Dust Jacket. Inscription on front endpapers. The title page is torn, otherwise the pages and binding are presentable with no major defects.