An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of by Edward Potts Cheyney

By Edward Potts Cheyney

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The word "hamlet" means a smaller group of houses separated from but forming in some respects a part of a vill or manor. The village consisted of a group of houses ranging in number from ten or twelve to as many as fifty or perhaps even more, grouped around what in later times would be called a "village green," or along two or three intersecting lanes. The houses were small, thatchroofed, and one-roomed, and doubtless very miserable. Such buildings as existed for the protection of cattle or the preservation of crops were closely connected with the dwelling portions of the houses.

Colby: Selections from the Sources of English History, and G. C. Lee: Source Book of English History. In the Series of Translations and Reprints from the Original Sources of European History, published by the Department of History of the University of Pennsylvania, several numbers include documents in this field. Vol. III, No. 5, is devoted entirely to manorial documents. DISCUSSIONS OF THE ORIGIN OF THE MANOR The question of the origin of the mediæval manorial organization, whether it is principally of native English or of Roman origin, or hewn from still other materials, although not treated in this textbook, has been the subject of much interest and discussion.

They must in all cases pay the town tolls, from which members of the gild were exempt. " Similarly at Leicester, in 1260, it was ordained that no gildsman should form a partnership with a stranger, allowing him to join in the profits of the sale of wool or other merchandise. HALL OF MERCHANTS' COMPANY OF YORK. (Lambert: Two Thousand Years of Gild Life. Published by A. ) INTERIOR OF HALL OF MERCHANTS' COMPANY OF YORK. (Lambert: Two Thousand Years of Gild Life. Published by A. ) As against outsiders the gild merchant was a protective body, as regards its own members it was looked upon and constantly spoken of as a fraternity.

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