Medieval Studies Forum - Wool and Sheep

Saturday, 3 November, 2018 - 10:30 to 16:00

10.30am  Registration: tea and coffee available
11.00am  “From wool to cloth: the medieval textile industry in southern  England, 1300-1600.” Dr John Hare, visiting research fellow at the University of Winchester
12.00am  "Tithes on wool in east Surrey in 1535." Peter Balmer
12.30pm  “Sheep & Wool – a practical guide.” David Graham

12.45pm  Lunch break – tea and coffee available

1.45pm  “Not just the Cistercians - peasant sheep and the trade in wool in medieval England.” Professor Chris Dyer, University of Leicester
2.45pm  “The Wool Trade in Guildford.” Mary Alexander
ram3.15pm  Final thoughts & discussion – Brian Creese
3.30pm  AGM
4.00pm  Close

The charge for this meeting of the Forum is £10 payable on the day (£5 for full-time students under the age of 26). No tickets will be issued but it would be very helpful, particularly for catering arrangements, if you could let us know if you will be attending this meeting.  

File Programme for Sheep & Wool.docx

Replies to: Brian Creese, 7 Acacia Road, Guildford, GU1 1HL.  Tel: 07860 104012 or e-mail:

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