English Economic History: Select Documents (Google eBook)

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Alfred Edward Bland, Richard Henry Tawney
Macmillan Company, 1919 - Great Britain - 730 pages
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Contents

SECTION II
19
Frankalmoin temp Henry II
23
Petty Serjeanty 1329
25
Free socage 1342
26
Commutation of a serjeanty for knight service 1254
27
Subinfeudation 1278
28
Licence for the widow of a tenant in chief to marry 1316
29
Marriage of a widow without licence 1338
30
Grant of an heirs marriage 1320
31
Collection of a carucage 1198
32
Wreck of sea 1337
40
SECTION IV
53
Villeinage established 1225
92
Freedom and freehold established 12367
93
An assize allowed to a villein 1225
95
A freeman holding in villeinage 1228
96
Land held by charter recovered from the lord 1227
97
Grant of a bondman 1358
98
Claim to a villein temp Henry IVHenry VI
100
The effect of the Black Death 1350 102
102
Accounts of the Iron Works of South Frith before and after the Black Death 134550
103
The Peasants Revolt 1381
105
SECTION V
111
Charter of liberties to the borough of Tewkesbury 1314
116
Charter of liberties to the borough of Gloucester 1227
119
Dispute with a lord touching a gild merchant 12234
123
The affiliation of boroughs 1227
124
Bondman received in a borough 12378
125
An intermunicipal agreement in respect of toll 1239
126
Licence for an alien to be of the Gild Merchant of London 1252
127
Dispute between a gild merchant and an abbot 1304
128
Complaints of the men of Leicester against the lord 1322
131
Grant of pavage to the lord of a town 1328
133
Misappropriation of the tolls levied for pavage 1336
135
Ordinances of the White Tawyers of London 1346
136
Dispute between Masters and Journeymen 1396
138
Ordinances of the Dyers of Bristol 1407
141
Incorporation of the Haberdashers of London 1448
144
Indenture of Apprenticeship 1459
147
A runaway apprentice c 1425
148
THE REGULATION OF TRADE INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE PAGE
151
Assize of Measures 1197
154
Grant to the lord of a manor of the assize of bread and ale and other liberties 1307
155
3 An offence against the assize of bread 1316
156
Inquisition touching a proposed market and fair 1252
157
Grant of a fair at St Ives to the abbot of Ramsey 1202
158
Proceedings in the court at the fair of St Ives 1288
159
The Statute of Winchester 1285
160
The recovery of debt on a recognisance 1293
161
Procedure at a fair pursuant to the Statute for Mer chants 1287
162
The aulnage of cloth 1291
163
The Ordinance of Labourers 1349
164
Excessive prices charged by craftsmen 1354
169
Writ to enforce payment of excess of wages to the col lectors of a subsidy 1350
170
Application of fines for excessive wages to a subsidy t 13512
171
a Bill in Parliament 23 Henry
176
Organisation of the Staple 1313
178
Arguments for the establishment of home staple towns 1319
180
Ordinances of the Staple 1326
181
The election of the mayor and constables of a Staple town 1358
184
Royal letters patent overruled by the custom of the Staple c 1436
185
Prohibition of export of materials for making cloth 1326
186
Commercial policy temp Edward IV
187
The perils of foreign travel 1315
188
Grant of letters of marque and reprisals 1447
190
Grant of liberties to the merchants of Douai 1260
192
Aliens at a fair 1270
193
Confirmation of liberties to the merchants of Almain 1280
194
Alien weavers in London 1362
195
The hosting of aliens 1442
197
An offence against Stat 18 Henry VI for the hosting of aliens 1440
198
Imprisonment of an alien craftsman c 1440
199
Petition against usury 1376
200
Action upon usury c 1480
201
SECTION VII
203
Form of the taxation of a fifteenth and tenth 1336
204
Disposition of a subsidy of tonnage and poundage 1382
206
THE ENCOUBAGEMENT OF DTDUSTBY AND COMMEECE PAGE
230
Villeinage in the Reign of Elizabeth 1561 r
231
Customs of the Manor of High Furness 1576
232
Petition in Chancery for Protection against Breach of Manorial Customs 1568
241
Lease of the manor of Ablode to a Farmer 1516
245
Lease of the Manor of South Newton to a Farmer 1568
246
The Agrarian Programme of the Pilgrimage of Grace 1536 247 8 The Demands of the Rebels led by Ket 1549
247
Petition to Court of Requests from Tenants Ruined by Transference of a Monastic Estate to lay hands 1553
251
Petition to Court of Requests to stay Proceedings against Tenants Pending the Hearing of their Case by the_ Council of the North 1576
254
Petition from Freeholders of Wootton Bassett for Restoration of Rights of Common temp Charles I
255
An Act for the Maintenance of Husbandry and Tillage
268
Complaint of Lauds Action on the Commission
276
Regrant to Coventry and Lynn of Gild Lands Confiscated
291
The Company of Journeymen Weavers of Gloucester
297
The Feltmakers JointStock Project 1611
302
SECTION III
313
Administrative Difficulties in the Regulation of
319
Proposals for the Better Administration the Statute of
333
Draft Piecelist Submitted for Ratification to the Wilt
341
Assessment made by the Justices of Wiltshire dealing
351
Appointment by Privy Council of Commissioners
357
Young Men and Maids ordered to enter Service 1655
360
Regulations made at Chester as to Beggars 1539
366
A The first Act Directing the Levy of a Compulsory Poor
372
if The Poor Law Act 1601
380
Proceedings against Engrossers and other Offenders
386
Letters Patent granted to the Cabots by Henry VII
397
Export of Undressed Cloth 151436
402
The Rise in Prices the Encouragement of Corn growing and the Protection of Manufactures c 1549
404
Sir Thomas Gresham on the Fall of the Exchanges 1558
416
The reasons why Bullion is Exported temp Eliz
419
The Italian Merchants Explain the Foreign Exchanges 1576
420
An Act Avoiding divers Foreign Wares made by Handi craftsmen Beyond the Seas 1562
424
An Act Touching Cloth Workers and Cloth Ready Wrought to be Shipped over the Sea 1566
426
Incorporation of a Joint Stock Mining Company 1568
427
An Act for the Increase of Tillage 1571
428
Instructions for an English Factor in Turkey 1582
431
The Advantages of Colonies 1583
434
Lord Burghley to Sir Christopher Hatton on the State of Trade 1587
438
A List of Patents and Monopolies 1603
440
Instructions Touching the Bill for Free Trade 1604
443
The Establishment of a Company to export Dyed and Dressed Cloth in place of the Merchant Adventurers 161617
454
45
458
Sir Julius Caesars proposals for Reviving the Trade in Cloths 1616
460
The Statute of Monopolies 16234
465
An Act for the Free Trade of Welsh Cloths 16234
468
The Economic Policy of Strafford in Ireland 1636
470
Revocation of Commissions Patents and Monopolies Granted by the Crown 1639
472
Ordinance establishing an Excise 1643
475
1806
499
SECTION II
523
Farming in Norfolk 1771
530
Arthur Youngs Criticism of Enclosure 1801
536
47
543
Report on Calico Printers Petition 1806
574
Resolutions of the Watchmakers on Apprenticeship 1817
588
Factory Act 1833
594
Factory Act 1844 4 612
614
The Scottish Weavers Strike 1812
617
A Petition of Master Tailors against Combination among
622
SECTION V
645
SECTION VI
667
Act abolishing Tenure by Knight Service etc 1660
670
Proposals for Free Exportation of Gold and Silver 1660
671
An Attack on the Navigation Act c 1663
672
Free Coinage at the Mint Proclaimed 1666
675
Foundation of the Bank of England 1694
676
The Need for the Recoinage of 1696
678
Pitts Sinking Fund Act 1786
679
The Suspension of Cash Payments 1797
681
Pitts Speech on the Income Tax 1798
683
50
689
Debate on the Corn Laws 1815
697
Free Trade Petition 1820
702
Debate on the Corn Laws 1846
705
50
715
79
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