Changing Values in Medieval Scotland

A Study of Prices, Money, and Weights and Measures

Author: Elizabeth Gemmill

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 444

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This is a full-scale study of prices in medieval Scotland, c. 1260-1542, which includes detailed discussions of coinage, and weights and measures. Nearly 6000 prices are listed individually, average prices are calculated for each commodity, and for groups of commodities such as cereals and livestock. Scots prices are compared with English, and the significance of the data for the economic history of medieval Scotland is analyzed fully. This is the only full study to have been undertaken on Scots medieval prices, and there is no comparable work on Scottish medieval economic history in print.

Mints and Money in Medieval England

Author: Martin Allen

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 576

View: 954

A definitive study of coin production in medieval England, tracing the development, significance and wider context of mints and money.

The Cycle Touring Diaries - Diary 1: Land's End to John O' Groats

Author: Bradley Howard



Category: Travel

Page: 120

View: 742

In 2012, Bradley Howard set off on a journey which lasted almost a month, which ran roughly 1,000 miles from the southern most tip of the U.K. to the northern most part of it. During his cycle, Bradley visited County after County, and he 'no-trace' camped every night of it. As if that wasn't enough, he took on many National Parks such as Dartmoor and The Cairngorms. Whilst on the tour, he saw many amazing sights including Lichfield Cathedral, Edinburgh Castle, and the Forth Road Bridge, and much more besides. Through his trip, Bradley kept a journal, which he has now turned into this book, to share his knowledge and adventures with others. In this book, he gives us his reflections on profound insights that came from his adventure, how he managed to live on a budget whilst being on the road, and how he kept himself fuelled whilst he still maintained his Vegan diet. Along the way, Bradley worked hard to tread in harmony with the environment. So pack your pannier bags, let's go on an adventure!





Category: Antiquities


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Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535

Author: Eileen Power

Publisher: Good Press


Category: History

Page: 1409

View: 184

"Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535" by Eileen Power. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.