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if not immediately, in the coming century. The peasants gain was the lords loss. William of Dene, John Langland, John Gower, and others polemically evoked nostalgia for the peasant who knew his place, worked hard, demanded little, and squelched pride while they condemned their present in which land lay unplowed and only an immediate pang of hunger goaded. Main, plague, effects, social and Economic Effects of the Plague. A Rural Society after the Black Death: Essex. The Italians not only produced luxury woolens, improved their domesticallyproduced wool, found sources for wool outside England (Spain and increased production of linen but also produced silks and cottons, once only imported into Europe from the East (Hunt and Murray, 1999). Kathryn Jean Lopez (14 September 2005). The Black Death: Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe. Norwegian historian Ole. Galleys from Kaffa reached Genoa and Venice in January 1348, but it was the outbreak in Pisa a few weeks later that was the entry point to northern Italy.

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58 Half of Paris's population of 100,000 people died. 27 This was met with varying success depending on the amount of rebellion it inspired; such a law was one of the causes of the 1381 Peasants' Revolt in England. Scott, Susan and Christopher. Scholars confronting the problems complexity before venturing estimates once favored one third as a reasonable aggregate death rate. Descriptions indicate that the gown was made from heavy fabric or leather and was usually waxed. Albuquerque: University of New illegal immigrants Mexico Press, 1948. 102 Twelve plague outbreaks in Australia between 19 resulted in well over 1,000 deaths, chiefly in Sydney. In this reconstruction of the Middle Ages, population growth pressed against the societys ability to feed itself by the midthirteenth century. 26 Cohn, comparing numerous countries, argues that these laws were not primarily designed to freeze wages. Modelling the Middle Ages: The History and Theory of Englands Economic Development.