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Early Modern (1485-1750)

Early Modern (1485-1750)

In the 17th and early 18th centuries Minehead's extensive overseas trade embraced the West Indies and the names of Barbados and Jamaica were associ

This article traces the history of the fairs and markets from 1218 to the present day, including the commodities traded, how the markets were regul

Probate inventories for Bitton in South Gloucestershire, transcribed by volunteers at Gloucestershire Archives.

These articles trace the history of the settlement from the earliest times to the present day, including the new town established by the bishops of