Medieval English Jews and Royal Officials: Entries of Jewish Interest in the English Memoranda Rolls, 1266?1293

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Medieval English Jews and Royal Officials reflects the daily activities of both the English government and the last generation of English Jews before the expulsion of 1290. It reveals the activities of well-known Jews, such as master Moses of London and his family. As well as those Jews so poor they could not pay their taxes. It shows the severe measures employed by the crown ? such as imprisonment of their children ? to force Jews to pay taxes. Sharp practices (such as forging debt-bonds or defrauding Christian merchants) ...

Medieval English Jews and Royal Officials: Entries of Jewish Interest in the English Memoranda Rolls, 1266?1293 1999, Magnes Press

ISBN-13: 9789654930345

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