Renaissance English History Podcast

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Episode 037: Iron Industry in the Weald

Updated about 1 year ago.

In the 16th century a booming iron industry in the forest of the Weald of Surry, Kent, and Sussex provided cannon for Henry VIII's growing navy, as well as household goods and other products. French immigrants brought new technology and England saw the growth of the beginnings of a modern industrial revolution.
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