This was an article written in June 2018. On holiday In Woodbridge, Suffolk, I visited Lavenham, an important cloth-making town. The wool trade in medieval times was big business. In Worfield I suspect we will find that more high status houses were built by merchants than we might previously have thought - Sonde Farm, Gorsty Hayes, Rowley Farm, too, perhaps. The article concludes with the story of Thomas Bullock a chapman who was hanged for petty theft in 1455 in Aylesbury. Edith and Margaret Stevens also seemed to be petty thieves around this time
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