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Book: Medieval Towns

Chapter: Introduction

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.24825


This provides an introduction to the topic of medieval urbanization in general and to medieval towns in Britain. Topics covered include:

- Medieval urban archaeology in Britain and Europe

- origins of towns in Europe

- an outline of the period in Britain, 1100 - 1500

Chapter Contributors

  • John Schofield ( - book-auth-43) 'Museum of London (retired)'
  • Alan Vince † ( - book-auth-157)