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date: 27 February 2021

Women traders and artisans in Londonlocked

(act. c. 1200–c. 1500)
  • Caroline M. Barron


Women traders and artisans in London (act.c. 1200–c. 1500), formed a significant group within the city's workforce at every social level. City custom allowed them considerable economic opportunities. No more than men are they commonly recorded before about 1250, but thereafter wills and the records alike of city government and of ...

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