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The Brexit bill and England's history of defaulting on payments

Boris Johnson threatened to withhold UK's Brexit bill. But defaulting on payments owed to European creditors is not new for the UK and dates back to Medieval England.

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Previous research conducted by Professor Adrian Bell, Professor Chris Brooks and Dr Tony Moore looked at credit finance in the Middle Ages.

In their latest article for The Conversation, they discuss the repercussions of not paying the Brexit bill and learnings from history. Read the full piece here.

Professor Adrian Bell

Research Dean, Prosperity and Resilience

Professor Chris Brooks

Professor in Finance

Dr Tony Moore

Lecturer in Finance
Published 12th June 2019
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