The Medieval Account Books of the Mercers of London
An Edition and TranslationeBook - 2009
As the premier livery company, the Mercers Company in medieval England enjoyed a prominent role in London's governance and exercised much influence over England's overseas trade and political interests. This substantial two-volume set provides a comprehensive edition of the surviving Mercers' accounts from 1347 to 1464, and opens a unique window into the day-to-day workings of one of England's most powerful institutions at the height of its influence. The material is arranged in facing-page format, with an accurate edition of the original text mirrored by a translation into modern English. A s.
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations