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regional economy in Medieval England.

James Paul Masschaele

regional economy in Medieval England.

by James Paul Masschaele

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Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Toronto, 1990.

The Physical Object
Pagination295 leaves
Number of Pages295
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Open LibraryOL21219491M

Buy The Oxford Illustrated History of Medieval England New Ed by Saul, Nigel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(18). A market town is a European settlement that obtained by custom or royal charter, in the Middle Ages, the right to host markets (market right), which distinguished it from a village or Britain, small rural towns with a hinterland of villages are still commonly called market towns, as sometimes reflected in their names (e.g. Downham Market, Market Rasen, or Market Drayton).

  The Economy of Obligation is a brilliant and thought-provoking book. It is one which should profoundly influence the way we feel about early modern England and its economy. It shows, as Muldrew points out, a sophisticated market economy organized on very different cultural principles to .   This book examines the vital role of market towns in the medieval economy. It focuses on Exeter, and on how it served as an important link in a marketing Author: Maryanne Kowaleski.

  Peasants and Landlords in Later Medieval England, c–c Edmund Fryde New York, St Martin's Press, , ISBN: ; pp. The Medieval Clothier is an excellent first volume in Boydell's new series Working in the Middle Ages [It] is a highly successful book that provides an interesting, compelling and at all times authoritative survey of one of the most important trades in late medieval England, making it a must read for students and scholars alike.


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Regional economy in Medieval England by James Paul Masschaele Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first studies into the medieval economy of England began in the s, principally around the work of English jurist and historian Frederic Maitland. This scholarship, drawing extensively on documents such as the Domesday Book and the Magna Carta, became known as the "Whiggish" view of economic history, focusing on law and government.

Postans text on economic life in medieval England is both incredibly informative, but is, at times, very dry and academic.

Each chapter is nearly self-contained into a subject-based mini-essay, which is a strength as a resource to refer back to, but when combined with the detached, professorial tone it can also make it more challenging to read in its entirety.

Diagrams, regional economy in Medieval England. book and tables were /5. Then come three chapters (Anglo-Saxon England c. ; Conquered England ; Late medieval England ) that deal with political history (kings, battles, the ruling elite). Other aspects of medieval history are presented in the next chapters, each of them covering the entire Middle Ages from the Anglo-Saxon period to the end of /5(18).

England in the Middle Ages concerns the history of England during the medieval period, from the end of the 5th century through to the start of the Early Modern period in When England emerged from the collapse of the Roman Empire, the economy was in tatters and many of the towns abandoned.

After several centuries of Germanic immigration, new identities and cultures began to emerge. The middle ages economy was characterized by deep social stratification and a largely agricultural system. Even before the Normans invaded England, the market economy was an essential part of life in the medieval society.

Scotland's economy, for comparison, would be roughly the size of Greece's (50th). History. In medieval times (c. 11th–15th century), the wool trade was the major industry of England and the country exported wool to Europe. Many market towns regional economy in Medieval England.

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Economy and Society in Medieval England In British historiography, economic and social history were first thrown together when both were young and backward offshoots of the study of institutions. Economic history, by exploring records in which no one else was interested and making some use of the elements of economic theory, rapidly outgrew.

In this respect, I also regret the absence, for a book on money in the medieval economy, of tables on English mint outputs (except for one graph on the Calais mint), in both pounds sterling and kilograms of fine metals, with related details on specific coinage issues in terms of weight, fineness, and mint charges.

though much of that. The spread of Christianity and the power of the Church in medieval Europe can be considered the most important factor in shaping medieval economic behavior. Fundamental Christian doctrines had a profound influence on medieval economies.

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Having between a fifth or sixth ( %) of the arable or good pastoral land and roughly the. Introduction; Part I. The Regional Economy of Medieval Devon: 1. Agriculture, industry and trade; 2.

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Table of Contents. Contents: Introduction; Communication through capital and trade: money and the rise of a market economy in medieval Europe; The ora, the mark, and the mancus: weight-standards and the coinage in 11th-century England (parts 1 & 2); The evolution of weight standards and the creation of new monetary and commercial links in Northern Europe from the 10th century to the 12th.

It focuses upon East Anglian Breckland, whose blowing sands are among the most barren soils in lowland England. Drawing upon a wide range of sources, this study reconstructs Breckland's late medieval economy, and shows it to be more diversified and resilient than the stereotype depicted in.

Lawrin Armstrong (Ph.D., University of Toronto, ) is Associate Professor of Medieval Studies and Associate Director of the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto. His research focuses on the relationship between economics and law in late medieval and Renaissance Italy.

Ivana Elbl (Ph.D., University of Toronto, ) is Associate Professor of History, Trent University, and Chief. This is the first volume of a two-volume study of medieval England covering the period between the Norman Conquest and the Black Death.

The book opens with a summary portrait of the English economy and society in the reign of William I. It goes on to examine in detail the population increase from to and to investigate the structure of Cited by: This book has been cited by the following publications.

‘ Redefining the peasant community in medieval England: the regional perspective ’, Journal of British Studies, 26 (), The Medieval Economy and Society: an economic history of Britain in the middle ages (). In the Middle Ages the world economy slowly expanded with the increase of population and trade.

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An insightful and wide-ranging book on money and its place in the medieval English economy Other secondary literature is available on money and the economy in medieval England, but Professor Bolton's book offers students, researchers and general readers with a breadth of vision and analysis' Andrew Wareham, Reviews in History, 6th June '"Money in the Medieval English Economy: 5/5(2).