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Fenland farming in the sixteenth century.

Joan Thirsk

Fenland farming in the sixteenth century.

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Published by Leicester University in Leicester .
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Wisbech (/ ˈ w ɪ z b iː tʃ / WIZ-beech) also known as 'the capital of the fens' is a Fenland market town, inland port and civil parish in the Fens of the Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England. It had a population of 31, in The town lies in the far north-east of the county, bordering Norfolk and only 5 miles (8 km) south of tidal River Nene running through the town District: Fenland.   This book celebrates the importance of individual men and women in the life of a small fenland town over a period of some four centuries. The beginning of the town is at present lost to the historian's sight, but archaeologists, we may suspect, will eventually see : Barbara Harvey. The Fenland Family History Society was founded in to promote and encourage the study of family, local and social history. We will help with research for family history from anywhere in the world, but can offer resources with particular reference to persons having lived in, or having been associated with, the historical area now known as Fenland.


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Those who divide history into stages of economic growth have usually found themselves in agreement, on this point, with those who divide it into periods of social and political change. Agriculture. Farms in the Fens exemplify modern and sustainable farming, combining exceptional production with outstanding environmental stewardship.

The sector is a major employer and supports a large and diverse range of businesses, significantly contributing to the success of the economy. Joan published articles on Lincolnshire in about the Isle of Axholme, and in on Kesteven, culminating in the book English Peasant Farming, which dealt with the different regions of the county through successive periods from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century.

The research was based on one county, but had a wide : The Anglo-Saxon fenland was colourfully described by the great Clifford Darby as ‘a frontier region the resort of brigands and bandits’ in whose empty wilderness saints like Æthelthryth of Ely and Guthlac of Crowland established their new monasteries.

The course critically examines these. rural history, and has in the press a book on the deserted villages of England. Mrs Joan Thirsk, B.A., Ph.D., is Senior Research Fellow in Agrarian History at Uni- versity College, Leicester. She has published Fenland Farming in the Sixteenth Century and other papers.

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The loss of the great fenlands of eastern England is the greatest single removal of ecology in our history. So thorough was the process that most visitors to the regions, or even people living there, have little idea of what has gone. For many, the Fenlands are the vast expansive flatlands of Pages: The Fens, also known as the Fenlands, is a coastal plain in eastern natural marshy region supported a rich ecology and numerous species, as well as absorbing storms.

Most of the fens were drained several centuries ago, resulting in a flat, dry, low-lying agricultural region supported by a system of drainage channels and man-made rivers (dykes and drains) and automated pumping Constituent country: England.

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