English Inland Trade by Michael Hicks

By Michael Hicks

The Southampton brokage books are the easiest resource for English inland exchange earlier than glossy instances. inner alternate regularly matched out of the country exchange. among 1430 and 1540 the brokage sequence files all departures via Southampton’s Bargate, the landlord, carter, commodity, volume, vacation spot and date, and lots of deliveries too. Twelve such years make up the database that illuminates Southampton’s alternate with its huge sector on the time whilst town was once at its most vital because the significant element of entry to England for the unique spices and dyestuffs imported by means of the Genoese. If Southampton’s overseas site visitors used to be rather very important, the town’s trade used to be consultant additionally of the average alternate that happened all through England. Seventeen papers examine Southampton’s interplay with Salisbury, London, Winchester, and plenty of different locations, long term tendencies and momentary fluctuations. the increase and decline of the Italian exchange, the dominance of Salisbury and emergence of Jack of Newbury, the recycling of wealth and metals from the dissolved monasteries all characteristic the following. Underpinning the ebook are 32 computer-generated maps and diverse tables, charts, and graphs, with assistance supplied as to how most sensible to take advantage of and expand this striking resource.

An accompanying web-mounted database (http://www.overlandtrade.org) allows the altering trade to be mapped and visualised via maps and alternate to be tracked week by way of week and over a century. jointly the ebook and database supply a special source for Southampton, its buying and selling companions, investors and carters, freight site visitors and the genealogies of the middling sort.

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English Inland Trade

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