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John Lee

John S. Lee is Research Associate at the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of York. His publications include Cambridge and its Economic Region, 1450-1560 (Hatfield, 2005).


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Business and Community in Medieval England

The Cambridge Hundred Rolls Source Volume

One of the most important manuscripts surviving from thirteenth-century England, the documents known as the Hundred Rolls for Cambridge have been incomplete until the recent discovery of an additional roll.

Offering new translations and additional appendices, this invaluable volume updates the inaccurate transcription of 1818.

Bristol Uni Press

Compassionate Capitalism

Business and Community in Medieval England

It may seem like a recent trend, but the businesses have been practicing “Compassionate Capitalism” for nearly a thousand years. Based on the recently discovered historical documents on Cambridge’s urban property market, this transdisciplinary study presents an invaluable contribution to our knowledge of the early phases of capitalism.

Bristol Uni Press