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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 9 (February 25, 1927)

A.D. 1327–1377, Immigration of Flemish Weavers

page 9

A.D. 1327–1377, Immigration of Flemish Weavers.

Moreover, from the time of Edward Iii., who encouraged Flemish weavers to settle in England and to teach their art to his people, manufactures began to thrive; trade extended; towns grew in population and wealth, and the great burgher middle class rose rapidly to importance and weight in the land.