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by forestperson
11 Jul 2017, 13:53
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: The Anglo-Saxon ploughmen image
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The Anglo-Saxon ploughmen image

The image used for the BAHS forums shows ploughmen with a couple of strange plough beasts. The Wikimedia commons description says 'Ploughmen.--Fac-simile of a Miniature in a mediaeval manuscript published by Shaw, with legend "God Spede þe plough, and send us korne enow." Note that "þe" should be tr...
by forestperson
25 Jun 2017, 12:17
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: The horse as motive power in the 18th Century
Replies: 3
Views: 13463

The horse as motive power in the 18th Century

I am looking for some guidance on the economic aspects of the use of the horse as motive power in the 18th Century. I'd be grateful for general texts, academic articles and historians who have knowledge of this subject.