The English Wool Market, c.1230–1327 by Adrian R. Bell,Chris Brooks,Paul R. Dryburgh

By Adrian R. Bell,Chris Brooks,Paul R. Dryburgh

The wool marketplace used to be very important to the English medieval economic system and wool ruled the English export exchange from the past due 13th century to its decline within the overdue 15th century. Wool was once on the vanguard of the institution of britain as a eu political and financial strength and this 2007 quantity was once the 1st learn of the medieval wool marketplace in over two decades. It investigates intimately the dimensions and scope of increase contracts for the sale of wool; nearly all of those agreements have been shaped among English monasteries and Italian retailers, and the e-book specializes in the information contained inside of them. The pricing buildings and industry potency of the agreements are tested, making use of practices from sleek finance. a close case learn of the effect of stepping into such agreements on medieval English monasteries is usually provided, utilizing the instance of Pipewell Abbey in Northamptonshire.

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