Worth, age, and social status in early modern England

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Shepard, A.; Spicksley, J.;
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Subject: HN

This article introduces a new source for assessing the distribution of wealth in early modern England derived from witness depositions taken by the church courts. It discusses the accuracy of statements of ‘worth’ provided by thousands of witnesses between the mid-sixte... View more
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    Table 17. Ratio of median worth for each age-group to median worth for 45-54 age-group, by social group, 1600-1649

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