The History of Leith

April 10, 2006

Logans found in the [Trade] Burgess Rolls

The craftsmen were the skilled tradesmen or artisans of the Middle Ages. They were divided into guilds or unions, each trade having a guild of its own, whose members had a monopoly in the town. These merchant and craft guilds were to be found in every country of Western Europe, and the control of all trade and industry down to the close of the eighteenth century was mainly in their hands. for more click here

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