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Summary: Town Workers

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As towns developed and trades became more sophisticated and professional, craftsmen moved into towns and set up their businesses there. The areas where butchers worked was known as the Shambles and this name can still be found in many towns today.

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The butcher's stall from Blacksmith's Forge, Geraldine Tralee. The woman is wearing a wimpleLeatherworker at Blacksmith's Forge, Geraldine Tralee. You can see how poor medieval people did not wear very colourful clothing

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