The Complaint of the Poor Commons of Kent

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The Complaint of the Poor Commons of Kent was a manifesto issued by Jack Cade, a Kentish rebel in 1450, before his march on London. The 'popular grievances' from this manifesto were frequently quoted by the Yorkists during The Wars of the Roses, for propaganda purposes.

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  • Full text, in the original in "Three fifteenth-century chronicles..." by John Stowe