A timeless tale of pride, loyalty and the bonds of friendship
Towards the end of the fourteenth century, much of England's population is seething over the unpopular poll tax levied under the reign of Richard II. In the small Essex village of Fobbing, a band of peasants, brought to breaking point by poverty, is incited to revolt. Led by the blacksmith John Melle and his best friend, Tom Baker, the peasants make their way into London to protest against the unjust taxes that are causing such hardship across the country . . .