A Dream of John Ball

Supplementary Material on A Dream of John Ball:
Black & White illustration "When Adam delved and Eve span who wa then the gentleman"
Froissart's Chronicles, c. 1470
Detail of British Library manuscript "Royal 18 E. I f.165v"

Sources:

Froissart, Jean. The Chronicles of Jean Froissart. In Lord Berners' Translation, selected, edited and introduced by Gillian and William Anderson. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

Critical Articles and Book Chapters:

Relevant Essays by Morris:

"The Lord Mayor's Show, 1884," in Nicholas Salmon, ed., Morris on History, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996, 132-36. Published in Justice, 1.44, 15 November 1884, 2.

"Revolutionary Calendar: Watt Tyler, 1888," in Nicholas Salmon, ed., Morris on History, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996, 141-42. Published in Commonweal 4.126, 9 June 1888, 182.

"Early England," in Nicholas Salmon, ed., Morris on History, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996, 51-70. Unpublished in Morris's lifetime; included in Eugene Le Mire, ed., Unpublished Lectures of William Morris, Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1969.

"The Gothic Revival, I," in Eugene Le Mire, Unpublished Lectures of Wiliam Morris. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1969, 74-93. From B. L. Ms. 45,331(10). Delivered March 3, 1884 to the Birmingham and Midland Institute.

"The Gothic Revival, II," in Eugene Le Mire, Unpublished Lectures of Wiliam Morris. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1969, 74-93. From B. L. Ms. 45,331(1). Delivered March 10, 1884 to the Birmingham and Midland Institute.

"Feudal England," in Nicholas Salmon, ed., Morris on History, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996, 71-89. From Commonweal, 20 August-10 September 1887. [pdf]

"Art and Industry in the Fourteenth Century, " in Nicholas Salmon, ed., Morris on History, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996, 90-105. Unpublished in Morris's lifetime; included in Collected Works, ed. My Morris, vol. 22. [pdf]

"Revolt of Ghent," Comonweal, July-August 1888. [pdf] For the text of the complete version in seven parts, see Marxists Archive, https://www.marxists.org/archive/morris/works/1888/ghent/

See also chapters 2-4 of "Socialism from the Root Up," Morris and Ernest Belfort Bax, 1886 (later Socialism: Its Growth and Outcome, London: Swan Sonnenshein, 1893: "Medieval Society, The Break Up of Feudalism, "Modern Society: Early Stages."

Socialism: Its Growth and Outcome, London: Swan Sonnenshein, 1896, co-authored with E. Belfort Bax; also available from Archive.org; revised from with preface and introduction from "Socialism from the Root Up" Commonweal 1886-1888, from the Marxists Archive; pdf's of originals are here.

Supplementary Material on "A King's Lesson":

Peteri, Eva. "Morris's 'A King's Lesson': A Hungarian Perspective." Journal of William Morris Studies 18.3 (2009): 48-55.