A History of Agriculture and Prices in England

From the Year after the Oxford Parliament (1259) to the Commencement of the Continental War (1793) Volume 3 , 1401–1582

A History of Agriculture and Prices in England

Since early times, agriculture has been pivotal to England's economy. This is the third in a magisterial seventh-volume, eight-piece compilation by the economist James E. Thorold Rogers (1823–90), which represents the most complete record of produce costs in England between the thirteenth and eighteenth centuries. Drawing on a variety of sources including college archives and the Public Record Office, Rogers documents the fluctuating prices of commodities such as livestock, wheat, hay, wool, textiles and labour in a time of great economic change, when the growing economy of the early middle ages was shaken by famine and the Black Death, and then gradually recovered towards the Agrarian Revolution. First published in 1882, this volume presents in tabular form data from 1401 to 1582, showing the prices of a range of products and services in towns and cities across the country. The data are then discussed in essays in Volume 4.

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A History of Agriculture and Prices in England Volume 1

James E. Thorold Rogers

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A History of Agriculture and Prices in England Volume 2

James E. Thorold Rogers

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A History of Agriculture and Prices in England Volume 4

James E. Thorold Rogers

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A History of Agriculture and Prices in England Volume 5

James E. Thorold Rogers

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A History of Agriculture and Prices in England Volume 6

James E. Thorold Rogers

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A History of Agriculture and Prices in England Volume 7

James E. Thorold Rogers, Edited by Arthur G. L. Rogers

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A History of Agriculture and Prices in England Volume 7

James E. Thorold Rogers, Arthur G. L. Rogers

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