OverviewExploring the history of the principal towns of Hertfordshire, England, from the medieval period to the 19th century, this collection of essays includes chapters on important towns, including Alban, Ashwell, Berkhamsted, Hertford, Hitchin, and Ware. A rich resource on the urban history of Hertfordshire, it features essays on topography, medieval town economy, commons and boundaries, industry, and the influence of the Dissolution on the region.
Author BiographyTerry Slater is a lecturer in historical geography at the University of Birmingham–England. He is the author of A History of Warwickshire. Nigel Goose is a professor of social and economic history and director of the center for regional and local history at the University of Hertfordshire–England.