[LMB] Dark Brittanic Mills

Gwynne Powell gwynnepowell at hotmail.com
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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