Mills of medieval England


Hardback first edition with dust jacket. 201pp 16 x 24 cm. Detailed bibliography and good index. Illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings

The book examines the important role of that windmills and watermills played in medieval economy and society.

Chapters include:

The Mill and the Manor Independent Mills The Profits of Milling The Millers 1086 – 1350 A Growing Number of Mills The Cost of Building a Windmill Watermill at Great Shelford Cambridgeshire; Annual Rent and Maintenance Costs 1319 -1484 Personal copy of JSP Buckland with one or two marginal comments in pencil. Includes a letter to him from the author acknowledging his help.

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  • Author(s): Holt, Richard
  • Publisher: Basil Blackwell
  • Publication year: 1988