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The wards of medieval London
Caroline M. Barron

With characteristic honesty and intellectual rigour, Susan Reynolds has challenged the historians of English medieval towns to move on from the accumulation of evidence and ‘to think more about their reasoning, their assumptions, and the concepts that lie behind the words they use . . . . 1 She has not, herself, written directly about wards, whether in London or elsewhere, nor, for that matter, has anyone else except the indefatigable Webb partnership more than a hundred years ago. 2 Susan Reynolds’s own interests have moved away from English urban history

in Law, laity and solidarities
Teresa Phipps

. 135 HRO W/D1/13 rot. 10d. 136 Richard Holt and Nigel Baker, ‘Towards a geography of sexual encounter: prostitution in English medieval towns’, in Lynne Bevan (ed.), Indecent Exposure: Sexuality, Society and the Archaeological Record (Glasgow: Cruithne Press, 2001), p. 205; Jones, Gender and Petty Crime , pp. 164–165. 137 McIntosh, Controlling Misbehavior , pp. 98–99. 138 Jones, Gender and Petty Crime , p. 186

in Medieval women and urban justice
Teresa Phipps

), Town Courts , pp. 176–199. Jane Laughton provided an overview of women in Chester’s city courts: ‘Women in court: some evidence from fifteenth-century Chester’ in Nicholas Rogers (ed.) England in the Fifteenth Century (Stamford: Paul Watkins, 1994), pp. 89–99. 3 On urban populations, rankings and the urban hierarchy, see Alan Dyer, ‘Ranking lists of English medieval towns’ in D.M. Palliser (ed.), The Cambridge Urban History of Britain, vol.1 600–1540 (Cambridge: Cambridge

in Medieval women and urban justice
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Tim Shaw

communities’. 29 Kümin, ‘Masses, morris and metrical psalms’, p. 76. For Westminster and the parish of St Margarets see Holt and Rosser (eds), English Medieval Town , pp. 228–9. For parishes in south-eastern England see Johnston and MacLean, ‘Reformation and resistance’. For a discussion of the profession

in Gentry culture in late-medieval England