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Town, crown, and urban system: the position of towns in the English polity, 1413-71

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In this thesis, a collective urban sector-consisting, in various different guises, of civic governments, urban merchants, and townspeople-is presented as a vital and distinctive component of later medieval English political society. The dynamics of this urban political sector are reconstructed through the use of a modified version of the 'urban systems' approach found in historical geography and economic history, positing that towns are defined by their evolving relationship with one another....

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Merton College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:6838c2aa-7dc3-489d-8faf-eb864217913e
Local pid:
ora:11377

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