Poverty

What was the traditional farming method?
Farmers rented strips of their land and would grow enough supply for their family only
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Why did this farming method stop?
Because it was seen to be very inefficient
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What did famers do instead?
They enclosed their lands
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What did this mean?
Fewer labourers were needed
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What happened as a result of this?
Many became unemployed and homeless
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What did this cause the unemployed to do?
Move to towns and cities to move to look for jobs
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What were these people known as?
Vagabonds
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Why was a rise in population a problem?
Because there wasn't enough jobs
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When did inflation increase?
1570
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Why did inflation cause increase in poverty?
Wages were still the same but the price of goods were more expensive, and people couldn't afford it
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What were monasteries?
They were places which housed the poor for a short amount of time
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When did they end?
During Henry VIII's reign
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what was the closing down of monasteries know as?
Dissolution of monasteries
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Why was this bad?
There was no longer any support for the poor
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Why did this farming method stop?

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Because it was seen to be very inefficient

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