An Introduction On English Economic History And Theory (volume 2)

Paperback | February 1, 2012

bySir William James Ashley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914. Excerpt: ... requisite.1" As to the general relations between employer and employed, two other facts must be noticed. In the first place, the fixing of journeymen's wages by the mistery seemed but fair at a time when the remuneration of the masters themselves was in many cases directly or indirectly limited by legislation or oivic ordinance.128 And in the second place, the authority of the craft, even after it had altogether fallen into the hands of its wealthier members, continued to be used for the protection alike of apprentices and of journeymen against the violence of their employers. When, for instance, a certain tailor of Exeter unlawfully chastised his servant, in 1482, "in bruising of his arm, and broke his head," the Master and Wardens of his craft ordered him to pay to his scrvant five shillings to cover the doctor's bill ("for his leachcraft"), three and four pence for a month's board (" for his table"), fifteen shillings damages (" for amends "), and also a fine of twenty pence to the craft (" for his misbehaving)."187 § 35. There is, however, a further proof of the divergence in interests between the master craftsmen and their journeymen to which it is desirable to call special attention, because the extent to which it is discernible in mediaeval England has not hitherto been sufficiently noticed. German social historians long ago called attention to the formation, at the end of the fourteenth century and subsequently, of special fraternities or other associations of journeymen, formed on the general model of the craft gilds, but designed to meet the peculiar needs, religious, social and economic, of the journeymen alone.138 But it was not until the appearance of Schanz's treatise on Oesellenverbande, in 1877, that it was perceived that such organiz...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914. Excerpt: ... requisite.1" As to the general relations between employer and employed, two other facts must be noticed. In the first place, t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:162 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217680925

ISBN - 13:9780217680929

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