These important essays, first published in 1918, consider the various economic aspects of the reign of Edward III. They support George Unwin’s contention that the measures of the king and parliament were mainly opportunist rather than the expression of a definite financial policy.
Table of Contents
1. Social Evolution in Medieval London 2. London Tradesmen and Their Creditors 3. The London lay Subsidy of 1332 4. The Societies of the Badi and the Peruzzi and Their Dealings With Edward III, 1327-1345 5. The Taxation of Wool, 1327-1348 6. The Estate of Merchants, 1336-1365 7. The Wine Trade With Gascony 8. Calais Under Edward III