3-6-08 - HISTORY 211 A Real,New Economy"Welcome to todays...

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HISTORY 211 A Real ‘New Economy’ 3/6/08 “Welcome to today’s lecture, which may be abbreviated by my death.” Terms Peter Valdes (+1215) o Merchant (unimanginable in 11 th century when Ordo conceived) in Lyons o Literate person, encountered Chrisitanity as text-based o Got papal permission to preach Waldensian o Radicalized Waldo’s message: priests who are unworthy don’t administer valid sacrament Lombardy Tuscany Flanders o England has lots of wool and is close to Flanders o Flanders has lots of woad and madder, so they could dye the clothes Colors were very important in middle ages o Everyone wore wool Rhineland Woad/Madder o Essential to dying process in middle ages Silk o Very expense, reserved for special occasions and rich people only Linen o Only used by peasants during the summer; not practical for cold weather Craft Guild o Appear in large numbers in 12 th century; by 13 th , hard to find craftsman not in a guild o Able to exclude competitors not in the guild
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