Originally published in 1937, this book presents the complete text of the 1565 Ordinance Book of the Merchants of the Staple, together with a detailed historical account of the Company's history during the critical years of 1561-7. A sketch of the Company's decline in the sixteenth century and transformation in the seventeenth is also provided. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in British economic history, the wool trade and the Company of the Staple.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)|
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments; Editor's preface; 1. The books of the Staple company; 2. The Staple at Calais; 3. The loss of Calais; 4. England's quarrel with Spain; 5. The last of the Staple; 6. Ordinances and the trade; Ordinance book of the Merchants of the Staple; Index.