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The wool trade in English medieval history

Eileen Edna Power

The wool trade in English medieval history

being the Ford lectures

by Eileen Edna Power

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEileen Power.
SeriesThe Ford lectures -- 1939
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18392602M
ISBN 100198282117
OCLC/WorldCa500502860

  Author of Medieval people, Medieval people, The wool trade in English medieval history, Boys and girls of history, Medieval English nunneries, c. to , Boys & girls of history, The wool trade in English medieval history, Studies in English trade in the fifteenth centuryWritten works: Medieval Women, Medieval People. This book is the first comprehensive account of the wool trade through the whole of the medieval period. Within England it is concerned with the production and marketing of wool and with the ways in which the wool trade influenced the economic and political fortunes of different sectors of : T. H. Lloyd.

English Medieval Industries is an authoritative modern survey of medieval crafts and their products. It is heavily illustrated by pictures of surviving objects and contemporary representations of medieval work. Each industry is approached by material (amongst others stone, tin, lead, copper, iron, brick, glass, leather, bone and wood), discussing its acquisition, working and sale as a finished 3/5(1).   The Wealth of England presents a fascinating new exposition on the role of the wool trade in the economy and political history of medieval England. It shows how this simple product created wealth and status among men of hugely varying backgrounds, transformed market towns both economically and in architectural terms and contributed to fundamental social and cultural changes through trading.

The export trade in raw wool recovered and the first half of the fourteenth century was a time of prosperity for English wool farmers But it was overshadowed by the long war with France (export taxes on wool were one of the principal means of financing the war) and by bubonic plague (the Black Death) which in decimated the population.   Medieval References to the Wool Trade in Rochdale While there are many references (such as in the Manor court rolls and Manor surveys) to the wool trade in Rochdale from the 16th century Medieval references are rare, here are two from the Rochdale Manor Court Rolls of , translated from the Latin in Fishwick’s History of Rochdale.


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History of the Wool Trade by Ben Johnson. Wool became the backbone and driving force of the medieval English economy between the late thirteenth century and late fifteenth century and at the time the trade was described as “the jewel in the realm”. To this day the seat of the Lord High Chancellor in the House of Lords is a large square.

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[Eileen Power] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Introduction Sheep Farming and Wool Production The Development and Organization of the Wool Trade The Taxation of Wool The Staple System The Wool Trade and the Middle Classes.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Agriculture formed the bulk of the English economy at the time of the Norman invasion. Twenty years after the invasion, 35% of England was covered in arable land, 25% was put to pasture, 15% was covered by woodlands and the remaining 25% was predominantly moorland, fens and heaths.

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In the medieval era, cloth was produced locally in virtually every region, but by the dawn of the High Middle Ages a robust trade in raw materials and finished cloth had been established. England, the Iberian peninsula and Burgundy were the largest producers of wool in medieval Europe, and the product they obtained from their sheep was Author: Melissa Snell.

APRIL ] WOOL TRADE IN ENGLISH MEDIEVAL HISTORY 63 As demesne farming declines pasture is leased to individual tenants or to " the whole homage." Before the Duchy of Lancaster has let all its vast sheep-runs in the Peak, and else-where has.

Buy The Wool Trade in English Medieval History. by Eileen Power from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: New Edition.In that period of rapid growth for the English cloth industry during the reign of Edward III, when exports of raw wool were hindered and interrupted by diplomatic embargoes, war-time controls, and burdensome customs duties, and when English cloth was ousting Flemish cloth from the home market and steadily building up its export trade also.Edward I was the first English monarch to tax the wool trade–to help pay, as always, for his wars.

Sheep have been herded in Wales since possibly the Celts, though it is difficult to pinpoint exactly when sheep first came to Wales. “Excavations show that in about BC, during the Neolithic period of prehistory, the Castelnovien people, living around Chateauneuf-les-Martigues near.