Mills in the medieval economy: England 1300-1540

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    Authors & editors

    Langdon, John [Author]

    Publisher Oxford University Press
    Year of publication 2004

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    Wind & watermills > England
    Economics & commerce > Data & reviews
    Energy & power > Windmills
    Energy & power > Watermills


    Scope & contentThe author uses a computerised ananlysis of the number and variety of mills in England from 1300 to 1540 to reveal the structure and evolution of the medieval milling industry.

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    Accession no. 22774

    • Shelf location: F120-LAN

    Divisions within this publication

    • 1: The milling industry about 1300
    • 2: Mill numbers and revenues 1300-1540
    • 3: The technology of the late medieval English milling industry
    • 4: The operation of milling (ts performance, capacity and supplies
    • 5: Entrepreneurs (Lords, the Demesne Sector and Tenants
    • 6: Workers and customers including case law related to the effect of 'Suit of Mill' and other medieval milling practices
    • 7: Appendices: Mill computer programme; manors sampled for the mill computer programme
    • 8: Mills and their revenues on the medieval manor at Birdbrook, Essex 1292-1516
    • 9: Construction of a new windmill at Burstwick, Yorkshire
    • 10: Survey of the windmill at Lawling, Essex
    • 11: Construction of a new horse-mill at Ivinghoe, Oxfordshire 1408-1409
    • 12: Multure rates