jews in england

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  • Created on: 15-09-19 11:28

jews were invited to come to england by kings:

1070 jews first came to england

william 1 treated jews well and they prospered

jews were under kings direct protection and authority

kings taxed jews to raise money:

jews acted as money lenders because christians werent allowed to charge interest when lending money to others

jews could offer loans and demand interest from people who werent jewish

king and nobles could borrow money to fund wars

jews became rich by trading/lending money to kings

12th century-kings realised jews could be a source of income and taxed jews

richard 1…


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