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- The Speenhamland system, also known as the Berkshire Bread Act was a form of outdoor relief intended to mitigate rural poverty in England and Wales at...
- Speenhamland is an area within modern Newbury, Berkshire. Its name is probably derived from Old English Spen-haema-land, "land of the inhabitants of Speen"...
- at Speen on 27 October 1644. Speenhamland in the parish, now part of Newbury, was the eponymous home of the Speenhamland system of outdoor (poor) relief...
- that more closely fits the contemporary definition of basic income. The Speenhamland system was a form of poverty relief in England at the end of the 18th...
- (Settlement Acts) 1723 – Workhouse Test Act 1782 – Gilbert's Act 1795 – Speenhamland The origins of the Old Poor Law extend back into the 15th century with...
- able-bodied poor were provided with poor relief in their own homes. The Speenhamland system was a form of outdoor relief intended to mitigate rural poverty...
- nature. His empirical case in large part relied upon analysis of the Speenhamland laws, which he saw not only as the last attempt of the squirearchy to...
- curate of Longdon from 1855 to 1856 and curate of Speen and lecturer at Speenhamland, Berkshire from 1856 to 1858. He became rector of Hammerwick, Lichfield...
- Empire Longitude prize Window tax Proclamation of Rebellion South Sea Company Speenhamland system Symbols Flag Royal arms History of Great Britain category...
- Empire Longitude prize Window tax Proclamation of Rebellion South Sea Company Speenhamland system Symbols Flag Royal arms History of Great Britain category...
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