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By Richard Unger, Jakub Basista

In twenty-four papers students from Europe and North the United States learn a number of elements of the economies, politics and tradition of england and Poland-Lithuania from the center a long time all the way down to the 3rd Partition. The similarities among the 2 probably diversified areas are as astonishing because the long-standing connections among the British Isles and East significant Europe. advertisement ties have been complemented by means of migration and by means of cultural alternate with writers, philosophers and artists in either areas taking an curiosity within the different. In sections dedicated to faith and toleration, exchange, diasporas, political conception, and stereotypes between others the authors current a brand new and unforeseen heritage of the connection among states which politically as much as 1795 went in contrary instructions. members are: Richard Butterwick, Nils Hybel, Wendy Childs, Maryanne Kowaleski, Stanka Kuzmova, Sarah Layfield, Richard D Oram, Emilia Jamroziak, Piotr Guzowski, Derek Keene, Tomasz Gromelski, Pawel Rutkowski, Benedict Wagner-Rundell, John Fudge, Brian Levack, Beata Cieszynska, Waldemar Kowalski, Arthur H. Williamson, M.St. Almut Hillebrand, Peter Paul Bajer, Roisin Healy, Dariusz Rolnik, Jan Wolenski, Aleksandra Koutny-Jones.

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73; 1327–1330, p. 17; 1334–1338, pp. 508, 520, 535, 536; 1338–1340, p. 26; 1340–1343, pp. 136, 146, 163, 511; 1343–1345, pp. 320, 432. 32 See for example note nos. 44, 45. 33 Preussisches Urkundenbuch, I, 2, no. 639. 34 CPR, 1292–1301, p. 410; Preussisches Urkundenbuch, I, 2, no. 710. 35 Preussisches Urkundenbuch, II, no. 17; CPR, 1307–1313, p. 226. 36 This letter was issued on 21 March at the beginning of the season of grain importing into England in the year 1323. The period was one when Baltic grain imports to the English North Sea ports began to increase dramatically.

The Royal Prussian elites always insisted that their province was in voluntary union with the Polish Crown, and not subjected to it. 6 The first exchanges between the British and Polish lands were economic. It is not clear when they started, but until the twelfth century they were limited, mostly conducted by German and Danish intermediaries. Four essays in this volume consider the important commercial contacts between England and Poland in the later Middle Ages and sixteenth century. In general forest products, including some fully built ships, and increasing quantities of grain went west, cloth came east.

England’ was seen as a model for Poles to follow, See Libiszowska, Misja polska. See Dziegielewski, O tolerancje dla zdominowanych, pp. 141–60. g. ” 14 I make some far from conclusive suggestions in Poland’s Last King. indd xxxv 3/13/2008 8:05:46 PM xxxvi richard butterwick a moving goal, with which they sought to catch up. For the nobility, Anglophilia was usually filtered through French Anglomanie, not least via French translations of English literature. It was often, as in the fashions for English carriages and English gardens, shallow.

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