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large landowners of England and Wales, 1870-1939: an elite in transition.

Robert James Farrelly

large landowners of England and Wales, 1870-1939: an elite in transition.

by Robert James Farrelly

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-disenfranchised 56 boroughs in England and Wales and reduced another 31 to only one MP - created 67 new constituencies - broadened the franchise's property qualification in the counties, to include small landowners, tenant farmers, and shopkeepers. The Pattern of Landownership in England and Wales, This article attempts to produce an interim synthesis of recent writing on English landownership,

  Using roughly analogous categories to our definition above, we observe that the entrepreneurial middle class comprised on average around 20–29% of the adult male population in England and Wales, a figure whose lower bound is comparable to that of the white U.S. population outside the South around Institutional conditions. At the top was a small elite of eight thousand to ten thousand landowning families, almost all descendants of the Protestant planters; below the landowners was a large group of tenant farmers with holdings of various sizes, and below the farmers, an even larger group of landless laborers.

The history of England is similar to the history of Britain until the arrival of the Saxons. It begins in the prehistoric during which time Stonehenge was erected. At the height of the Roman Empire, Britannia (England and Wales) was under the rule of the rule lasted until about , at which time the Romano-British formed various independent kingdoms. View all citations for this book on Scopus Volume 2: Economic Maturity, – Edited by Roderick Floud, London Metropolitan University, Paul Johnson, .


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