SGS Symposium – Merchants and Traders

An all-day event in the South Holland Centre, Spalding exploring the early trade in the Wash with leading experts on the medieval and early modern merchants and traders.

The detailed programme for the day which includes the symposium, buffet lunch and an exhibition in the nearby SGS Museum……

Merchants and Traders:  medieval and early modern trade in the Wash 

15th October 2022

South Holland Centre, Spalding

 

P R O G R A M M E

 

Key-Note Speaker:                   Alison Fairman (Boston Hanse)

Links with Europe – the Boston Hanse Group.

Morning Session (10:00 – 12:45):

Chair:                Dr Dustin Frazier Wood

The Rise and Fall of Medieval Boston – Professor Stephen Rigby

Kings Lynn and the German Hanse – Dr Paul Richards

Merchants and Port Books in Jacobean Kings Lynn – Dr Alan Metters

<< LUNCH (12:45 – 14:00) – Maritime Wash Exhibition >>

Afternoon Session (14:00 – 16:00):

Chair:                Tom Grimes

East Anglian Women and Trade in the Fifteenth Century – Dr Dustin Frazier Wood

Medieval Fenland Merchants: John Masse and Nicholas Alwyn – Dr Michael Gilbert

Closing Remarks:

Petronella Keeling

Chair, Spalding Gentlemen’s Society

Tickets available on Eventbrite, link……

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sgs-symposium-2022-merchants-and-traders-tickets-399532972877?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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