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Feeding the Brethren: Grain Provisioning of Norwich Cathedral Priory, c.1270-1380

Slavin, Philip (2010) Feeding the Brethren: Grain Provisioning of Norwich Cathedral Priory, c.1270-1380. Journal of Economic History, 70 (2). pp. 446-450. ISSN 0022-0507. E-ISSN 1471-6372. (doi:10.1017/S0022050710000355) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

In late medieval England, between the thirteenth and sixteenth centuries, the vast majority of population, around 85 percent, lived and worked on land. At the same time, England underwent a significant process of urbanisation. Urban centers emerged and expanded, participating in and contributing a great deal to economic and mercantile activities of the country. By the end of the thirteenth century, Norwich grew into the second largest city on England (after London), housing perhaps as many as 20,000 people. At the heart of the city stood Cathedral Priory, one of the wealthiest landlords and one of the most important food producers and distributors in the entire region...

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1017/S0022050710000355
Subjects: D History General and Old World
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of History
Depositing User: M.R.L. Hurst
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2016 15:06 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 16:59 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/54133 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Slavin, Philip: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6460-145X
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