The Town Finances of Elizabethan Ipswich

Volume Number: 38

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Published: 1995

Elizabethan Ipswich, which was then one of the ten richest provincial towns in the country, has provided a fascinating insight into the social and economic life of the period through its treasurers’ and chamberlains’ accounts. Edited by John Webb these accounts provide a mass of information on a variety of subjects from how to deal with a stranded school of whales in the Orwell to the admission of freemen and the equipping of soldiers for expeditions to Scotland, Ireland and elsewhere.

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