Appendix
Foreign trade in medieval Hull

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'Appendix: Foreign trade in medieval Hull', A History of the County of York East Riding: Volume 1: The City of Kingston upon Hull (1969), pp. 86-89. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66772 Date accessed: 28 August 2014.


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APPENDIX: FOREIGN TRADE

TABLE 1: Wool Export: Denizen and Alien, 1280–1509

(quinquennial figures) (fn. 1)

Sacks exported
DenizenAlienTotal
1280–415,443
1285–917,742
1290–48,138 (fn. 2)
1295–914,741
1300–422,711
1305–912,64822,35335,001
1310–146,781 (fn. 2) 5,135 (fn. 2) 25,994
1315–192,138 (fn. 3) 2,055 (fn. 3) 16,193
1320–41,598 (fn. 3) 1,085 (fn. 3) 16,399
1325–910,3254,68815,013
1330–427,9763,66531,641
1335–916,4513,27519,726 (fn. 4)
1340–414,9312,61817,549 (fn. 5)
1345–9 (fn. 6)
1350–44,6348,85919,669 (fn. 4)
1355–90 (fn. 2) 11,707 (fn. 2) 31,824
1360–48,217 (fn. 2) 933 (fn. 2) 26,513
1365–917,60281918,421
1370–412,317 (fn. 5) 5,215 (fn. 5) 22,207
1375–916,47563917,114
1380–414,45081915,269
1385–915,7831,89217,675
1390–420,8241,83822,662
1395–919,6021,10120,703
1400–414,8061214,818
1405–918,6686418,732
1410–14all denizen16,271
1415–1920,283
1420–423,090
1425–919,412
1430–410,310
1435–94,167
1440–416,262
1445–94,727304,757
1450–4all denizen9,400
1455–95,621
1460–41,487
1465–93,303
1470–41,979
1475–93,223
1480–41,813
1485–9886
1490–41,007
1495–91,484
1500–41,814
1505–91,750

TABLE 2: Cloth Export: Denizen and Alien, 1350–1509

(quinquennial figures) (fn. 7)

Cloths exported
DenizenHanseOther alienTotal
1350–4620112174
1355–988806551,543
1360–41,5503384342,322
1365–95,6339779267,536
1370–43,9705882414,799 (fn. 8)
1375–92,327834772,887 (fn. 9)
1380–414,4171,57834715,342
1385–912,3271,68919814,214
1390–417,0951,53736118,993
1395–917,5221,19922918,950
1400–411,3432,20636313,912
1405–96,1292,4495269,104
1410–147,9282,28821510,431
1415–197,5024,11021911,831
1420–410,52288013311,535
1425–917,8391416018,040
1430–415,56028613115,977
1435–911,6001,32442313,347
1440–413,6446033214,279
1445–916,1091195916,287
1450–410,3598014611,206
1455–99,7456343810,417
1460–45,9601,005176,982
1465–93,3684841303,982
1470–43,27401093,383
1475–99,2911,75727011,318
1480–49,5863,11722412,927
1485–93,2098541284,191
1490–46,2661,3161437,725
1495–96,2983,0893219,708
1500–411,7553,74350316,001
1505–96,9152,64947810,042

TABLE 3: Wine Import: Denizen and Alien, 1323–49 (fn. 10)

Number of ships laded by denizens (fn. 11) (prisage)Tuns imported by aliens ('new custom')
132310471
1325206
1326476
13274141
1331303
13333508
133471,474
13356895
133611167
13379
133910839
13402476
134116461
134218409
134313520
134422
134523
134610
134780
134811100
134950

TABLE 4: Wine Import: Alien, 1350–95 (fn. 12)

Tuns imported ('new custom')Tuns imported ('new custom')
135010136569
135114513670
135201368132
13534313710
135413113720
13551811379104
1356300138050
135815513810
1359013820
13600139335
1361174139440
1362449139543
136439

TABLE 5: Wine Import: Denizen and Alien, 1405–1509

(quinquennial figures) (fn. 13)

Tuns imported (tunnage)Tuns imported (tunnage)
1405–94,8001460–41,409
1410–147,5871465–92,253
1415–196,6371470–42,219
1420–42,713 (fn. 14) 1475–92,500
1425–92,792 (fn. 15) 1480–42,277
1430–43,9241485–92,008
1435–93,7471490–41,725
1440–45,1851495–92,484
1445–96,3061500–43,016
1450–43,0871505–92,963
1455–91,788 (fn. 15)

TABLE 6: Petty Custom and Poundage Collected, 1400–99 (fn. 16)

Value in £ of goods paying
Petty customPoundage
1400–410,92211,648 (fn. 17)
1405–98,72657,691
1410–149,74755,300
1415–1912,01956,703
1420–45,41534,916
1425–94,09642,913
1430–43,92234,670
1435–96,09233,137
1440–43,95629,290
1445–94,69628,348
1450–45,55827,875
1455–94,45519,137 (fn. 18)
1460–45,11317,135
1465–95,48417,589
1470–43,79717,619
1475–911,10525,996
1480–414,96417,576 (fn. 19)
1485–99,5178,977
1490–410,85213,053
1495–927,23024,146
1500–431,99334,988
1505–930,26832,451

Footnotes

1 Based on Eleanora M. Carus-Wilson and Olive Coleman, England's Export Trade, 1275–1547. The figures are usually for full years ending at Michaelmas in the years stated; in 1280–94 they mainly run from Easter to Easter.
2 2 years only.
3 1 year only.
4 3 years only.
5 4 years only.
6 Customs farmed.
7 Based on Carus-Wilson and Coleman, op. cit. The figures are usually for full years ending at Michaelmas in the years stated.
8 4 years only.
9 3 years only.
10 Based on Marjorie K. James, 'Non-Sweet Wine Trade of Eng. during 14th and 15th Cents.' (Oxford Univ. D.Phil. thesis, 1952). The figures are usually for full years ending at Michaelmas in the year stated.
11 Perhaps with an average lading of 100 tuns: James, thesis cit. 102.
12 See Table 3, note a.
13 See Table 3, note a. The figures for 1500–9 have kindly been supplied by Prof. P. H. Ramsey.
14 3 years only.
15 4 years only.
16 Based on Studies in Eng. Trade in 15th Cent., ed. Eileen Power and M. M. Postan, 341–2 (for the period 1400–82); and on data kindly supplied by Dr. J. N. Bartlett (1483–5) and Prof. P. H. Ramsey (1485–1509). The figures are usually for full years ending at Michaelmas in the years stated.
17 2 years only.
18 4 years only.
19 4½ years only.