Beggars and Vagabonds

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  • Vagabonds& Beggars
    • Reasons for Increse in Beggars
      • 1) WAGES FELL & PRICES INCREASED
      • 2) LAND OWNERS KEPT SHEEP INSTEAD OF CROPS= LESS WORKERS NEEDED
      • 3) PROBLEMS IN CLOTH INDUSTRY= INCREASE IN UNEMPLOYED
      • 4) CLOSURE OF MONASTRIES= NO SUPPORT FOR POOR
      • 5) RISE IN POPULATION
      • 6) END OF WARS IN ENGLAND & PRIVATE ARMIES NO LONGER ALLOWED= SOLDIERS OUT OF WORK
    • Views on Beggars
      • THEY WERE ALL CRIMINALS
      • TOO LAZY TO FIND A JOB
      • BELONGED TO ORGANISED GANGS WHO TERRORISED THE COUNTRY-SIDE
    • Reasons for hash treatment
      • SEEN AS A THREAT TO SOCIETY AS 'THEY DIDN'T KNOW  THEIR PLACE WITHIN COMMUNITY'
      • COST OF SUPPORTING THEM WAS RESENTED
      • ACTS OF CHARITY COULDN'T KEEP UP W/ DEMAND FROM POOR
      • THEY WERE LIKELY TO BE TURNED TO CRIME

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