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London and beyond: Essays in honour of Derek Keene

This volume contains selected papers from a major conference held in October 2008 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the setting up of the Centre for Metropolitan History at the IHR, and the contribution of Professor Derek Keene to the Centre, the IHR and the wider world of scholarship.

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Table of Contents

1. Feeding another city: provisioning Dublin in the later middle ages Margaret Murphy 2. Did peasants need markets and towns? The experience of late medieval England Christopher Dyer 3. The proliferation of markets revisited Richard Britnell 4. ‘Tempests of weather and great abundance of water’: the flooding of the Barking marshes in the later middle ages James A. Galloway 5?. A taste for the Orient? Cosmopolitan demand for ‘exotic’ durable consumables in late medieval Bruges Peter Stabel 6. Hartlib’s world Rob Ilie 7. Hiding in the forest … The Gilberts’ rural scientic instrument manufactory Anita McConnell 8. Houses and households in Cheapside, c.?1500-1550 Vanessa Harding 9. ‘The poore lost a good Frend and the parish a good Neighbour’: the lives of the poor and their supporters in London’s eastern suburb, c.1583?-c.1679 Philip Baker and Mark Merry 10. Between sea and city: portable communities in late medieval London and Bruges Erik Spindler 11. The kindness of strangers: charitable giving in the community of the Dutch Church, Austin Friars, in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Catherine Wright 12. Londoners and the court of common pleas in the fifteenth century Matthew Frank Stevens A bibliography of the published writings of Derek Keene

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