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Brogger

sheep trade in Warwickshire
Sheep trade in Warwickshire
Wool was one of the most valuable commodities in Tudor England, and the wool trade was controlled by the State. A Brogger was a freelance wool dealer, working without the necessary license.

Broggers bought large amounts of wool from rural farmers and sold it at a large profit in the regional markets. Broggers usually agreed a price in April or May, and collected the wool after shearing in June.

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