Problems of definition | Continuity or creation? | Wiks, burhs, and ports
Planned/planted towns | Growth of self-government | Urban economy | Urban society
Sources of our knowledge | FURTHER READING
BARLEY, M.W., ed. The Plans and Topography of Medieval Towns in England and Wales. Council for British Archaeology, Research Report no.14 (1976).
BERESFORD, Maurice. New Towns of the Middle Ages: Town Plantation in England, Wales and Gascony. London: Lutterworth Press, 1967.
HASLAM, Jeremy, ed. Anglo-Saxon Towns in Southern England. Chichester: Phillimore, 1984.
HILTON, R.H. English and French towns in feudal society: A comparative study. Cambridge: University Press, 1992.
HOLT, Richard and Gervase ROSSER, eds. The Medieval Town. London: Longman, 1990.
LILLEY, Keith. Urban Life in the Middle Ages 1000-1450. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2002.
MARTIN, G.H. "The English borough in the thirteenth century." Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 5th series, vol.13 (1963).
NICHOLAS, David. The Growth of the Medieval City: from Late Antiquity to the Early Fourteenth Century. London: Longman, 1997.
NICHOLAS, David. The Later Medieval City 1300-1500. London: Longman, 1997.
PALLISER, D.M., ed. The Cambridge Urban History of Britain. Volume I: 600-1540. Cambridge: University Press, 2000.
PLATT, Colin. The English Medieval Town. London: Secker & Warburg, 1976.
REYNOLDS, Susan. An Introduction to the History of English Medieval Towns. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1977.
RUSSO, Daniel. Town Origins and Development in Early England, c.400-950 A.D. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998.
SCHOFIELD, John and Alan VINCE. Medieval Towns: The Archaeology of British Towns in Their European Setting. 2nd ed. London: Continuum, 2003.
TAIT, James. The Medieval English Borough: Studies on its origins and constitutional history. Manchester: University Press, 1936.
Further secondary sources relevant to medieval urban history
are listed in a separate bibliography.