|Series||British labour struggles -- 1727-1850|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (various pagings) ;|
AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Genial, erudite and companionable this heroic and heartfelt book caps a career devoted to Spitalfields' heritage.' Spectator 'A passionate, scholarly energy and involvement with every era of the district's long history come off Spitalfields' pages.' Times Literary Supplement 'People's history at its /5(37). Origins. Spitalfields had been a centre of the silk-weaving industry since the early seventeenth century. Towards the end of the century, at the time when the Huguenots arrived from France, large numbers of Huguenot silk-weavers settled in the the s, there were still many weavers in Spitalfields whose French surnames showed their Huguenot descent. Further Acts were passed in subsequent years to make the trade more protective. Regulation for the better? While weavers may have celebrated the passing of the Spitalfields Acts from , some have suggested the introduction of the legislation ultimately represented the beginning of the end for the neighbourhood. Spitalfields (Part V) From: "The Copartnership Herald", Vol. I, no. 14 (April ) The unrest among the journeymen weavers, and the frequent outbreaks of violence, led, in , to the passing of an Act generally known as the Spitalfields Act.
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