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Poor Relief and Community in Hadleigh, Suffolk, 1547-1600

Poor Relief and Community in Hadleigh, Suffolk, 1547-1600( )
Author: Mcintosh, Marjorie Keniston
Series title:Studies in Regional and Local History Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of Hertfordshire Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $37.95
Book Description:

At the cutting edge of new social and demographic history, this book provides a detailed picture of the most comprehensive system of poor relief operated by any Elizabethan town. Well before the Poor Laws of 1598 and 1601, Hadleigh, Suffolk—a thriving woolen cloth center with a population of roughly 3,000—offered a complex array of assistance to many of its residents who could not provide for themselves: orphaned children, married couples with more offspring than...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Social Science / Poverty & Homelessness
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.75 x 9.5 Inches

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