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1

When did the volume of English trade increase?

during the first half of the sixteenth century

2

What market in trade declined?

the market for raw wool

3

What market in trade increased?

cloth exports

4

What happened to woollen cloth trade during Henrys reign?

it almost doubled

5

How did the woollen cloth trade almost double during Henrys reign?

by significant increases in the export of hides and tin

6

What was the leading route for exports particularly of cloth?

from London to Antwerp

7

What was the negative impact of an increasing proportion of exported cloth routed through London?

this had a negative impact on other ports especially Bristol and east-coat ports such as Hull and Boston

8

Which 3 places had the greatest growth in the cloth industry?

-West Riding of Yorkshire
-East Anglia
-parts of the West Country

9

Who is an example of a beneficiary from the dissolution of the monasteries?

William Stumpe of Malmesbury in Wiltshire

10

What remained a prize export in Cornwall?

Cornish tin

11

What market did Newcastle supply an increasing amount to London by sea?

Coal

12

How many blast furnaces were there the Weald of Sussex and Kent by the middle of the century?

26

13

What year did the population begin to grow significantly?

1525

14

From what decade did agricultural prices rise which led to an increase in farming incomes?

1520's

15

What was engrossing which farmers did in the 1520's?

the joining together of two or more arms to make a single agricultural unit to improve efficiency

16

What created a short term artificial boom in 1544 to 1546 but a long term cost to living standards?

the debasement of coinage (the reduction in the silver content of coins)

17

When were there 2 bad harvests in Henry V111's reign?

1520-21
1527-29

18

What did the 2 bad harvests in Henry V111's reign in 1520-21 and 127-29 lead to?

temporary but significant increases in food prices

19

When were real wages which began to decline at their worst in Henry V111's reign ?

at the end of his reign

20

How many migrants a year added to the population of London?

5000