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 For an exposition of moves to preclude such activities in the late medieval period see: Seabourne, G. Controlling Commercial Morality in Late Medieval London: The Usury Trials of 1421 (1998) Legal History, vol.19, no.2 (August), pp.116-142.
 See for example the following Inns of Court readings which discuss the area and pertinent statutes: Manuscript – Nicholas Fuller. Reading at Gray’s Inn on usury, 13 Eliz I, c.8. 1587; Manuscript – George Chawworth. Reading on usury at Gray’s Inn, 13 Eliz I, c.8, usury. 1601; Manuscript - William Hussey. Reading at Middle Temple on usury, 21 Jac. I, c.17, usury. Autumn 1642 (H-1777); Manuscript – William Farrer. Reading at Inner Temple on usury, 21 Jac. I, c.17, usury. 1643; Manuscript - Edward Johnson. Reading at Inner Temple on usury, 21 Jac. I, c.17, usury. 1639; Manuscript – George Watt. Reading on 37. Hen V.III, c.9, usury at Lincoln’s Inn; Manuscript – Godfrey Copley. Reading at Lincoln’s Inn on usury, 21 Jac. I, c.17, usury. 1634; Manuscript – George Snigge. Reading at Middle Temple on usury, 13 Eliz I, c.8. 1590; Manuscript – Egremond Thynne. Reading on usury at Middle Temple. 13 Eliz I, c.8, usury. 1622; Manuscript – William Hussey. Reading at Middle Temple on usury, 21 Jac. I, c.17, usury. 1642. Cited in: Baker, JH. Readers and Readings in the Inns of Court. Seldon Society. Volume 13, supplementary series, 2000.
Baker, JH. Readers and Readings in the Inns of Court. Seldon Society. Volume 13, supplementary series, 2000.
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 Anonymous. Usurie arraigned and condemned or a discoverie of the infinite injuries this kingdom endureth by the unlawful trade of usurie, 1625
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