Richard Perren's scientific contributions

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Article
For much of the 18th and early 19th centuries in England all occupiers of common-field land and many cottages shared common grazing over common fields and wastes. This study divided into three parts describes some of these villages. Part 1, survival, describes the identity and ubiquity of commoners entitled to common or pasture. It considers potent...

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... The commons as 'shared resources' can be traced to the feudal mode of social organization, flourishing in Europe between the 9 th and 15 th century. In that constellation, the notion of Allmende (see also the Dutch version of 'de meent' and by extension 'gemeente') referred to unparcelled pieces of rural land (Neeson, 1996;Pelger et al., 2017). Whilst still in possession of the ruling monarch, and in return for military support, land was distributed among manorial lords. ...