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Business and Community in Medieval England: The Cambridge Hundred Rolls Sources Volume

Catherine Casson, Mark Casson, John Lee, and Katie Phillips


One of the most important manuscripts surviving from thirteenth-century England, the corpus of documents known as the Hundred Rolls for Cambridge have been incomplete until the recent discovery of an additional roll. This invaluable volume replaces the previous inaccurate transcription by the record commission of 1818 and provides new translations and additional appendices. Shedding new light on important facets of business activity in thirteenth-century Cambridge, this volume makes a significant contribution to our knowledge of the early phases of capitalism. This unique text will be of inter ... More

Keywords: Cambridge, Hundred Rolls, medieval, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, Maitland, Rotuli Hundredorum

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781529209730
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529209730.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catherine Casson, author
University of Manchester

Mark Casson, author
University of Reading

John Lee, author
University of York

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