English Society in 1485

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What was the population?
3 million
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How many people lived in rural communities?
90%
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What type of farming was popular?
Arable
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What is enclosure?
The process of fencing off land so that either one crop could be produced on a larger scale or it was used for livestock
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When was the anti-enclosure law?
1489
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Where was enclosure most popular?
Midlands
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What was the biggest industry in England?
Cloth
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Who controlled trade?
Merchant Adventurers
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What was the Great Chain of Being?
an order by God - a strict heirarchy in society
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What was primogeniture?
The eldest son or nearest male relative inherited everything
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What is the Divine Right of Kings?
Monarchs were ruling on behalf of God
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What is secular?
The oppostite of sacred - non religious
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