[LMB] Dark Brittanic Mills
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Wed Jul 24 10:12:36 BST 2019
From: Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
> Gwynne: ... The networks broke
> down when they were forced into the cities.
> ... And it was force: some parishes were quite vigorous about moving the
> poor on to the next parish. Sometimes they'd give a certain number of days
> before they
> had to move on. And there was no option to stay. Eventually the cities
> were just about
> the only option left to them.
Behold the birth of the vagrancy law.
Gwynne: One law, for rich and poor alike: that they do not steal bread, nor
sleep under bridges.
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