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By Robert C. Woosnam-Savage, Glasgow Museums, National Army Museum

ISBN-10: 0114953023

ISBN-13: 9780114953027

8 individuals, all famous specialists of their personal fields, specialise in person features of the emerging, delivering a balanced standpoint at the stirring occasions of 1745-46. either Hanovarian and Jacobite issues of view are tested in essays at the personalities, battles, history and the aftermath of the forty five. The ebook is additional more advantageous by means of invaluable appendices, together with a Jacobite chronology from the 17th to the 19th centuries, a genealogy and course maps for the trips of the Prince and his military.

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10 But medieval villages from quite early on 9 10 This is based upon a comparison of Essex's 78 known markets (Britnell, 'Essex markets before 1350') with Nottinghamshire's 32 (Unwin, 'Rural marketing in medieval Nottinghamshire') and Staffordshire's 45 (Palliser and Pinnock, 'The markets of medieval Staffordshire'). Staffordshire had roughly three-quarters the geographical area of Essex; Nottinghamshire was about three-fifths Essex's size. Both of these Midlands counties had lower population densities, and higher proportions of non-inhabitable territory, than Essex.

567. It should be noted that the subsidies' base was (largely male) household heads. C o r n w a l l , Wealth and society, p p . 2 0 1 - 3 , 268-9: solely o n t h e basis of p r o p o r t i o n s of all taxpayers assessed at 'nil' or £i, Essex ranked roughly equal with Sussex, Suffolk and Buckinghamshire, slightly higher than Rutland, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire, but much higher than Cornwall, Shropshire, or more northerly counties. These lists are used here because they are especially scrupulous in distinguishing the basis of taxation (wages, goods, or land) for each taxpayer.

This township's local settlement topography is discussed further later in this chapter. For the basis of this estimate of its total resident population in 1377, see below, Appendix A. Cf. Clark, The English alehouse, p p . 20-34. 40 'Country-dwellers, common folk and craftsmen' most leet-court records in Essex during the period. At Boreham, a small market centre where no more than about 140 people dwelt in 1441, the leet court of that year mentioned in connection with such infractions two butchers, a fishmonger, a baker, and eight brewers and four regrators (retail sellers) of ale, all the latter twelve being females.

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