Lessons from ‘Brexit-like’ events in the medieval and early modern period

In this co-authored case study, Professor Adrian Bell and Dr Tony Moore discuss the economic impacts of the 16th century Anglo-French war on the port of Plymouth.

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Historical events similar to Brexit include the Anglo-French war of 1512-1514, which was part of the broader War of the League of Cambrai. Professor Adrian Bell and Dr Tony Moore from the ICMA Centre, as well as Dr Craig Lambert from the University of Southampton discuss the economic impacts on trade such as wine prices.

They also look into the indirect costs of the war such as the loss of relationships and connections with French wine producers. Read the full piece here.

Professor Adrian Bell

Research Dean, Prosperity and Resilience
Adrian is Chair in the History of Finance and Research Dean, Prosperity and Resilience.

Dr Tony Moore

Lecturer in Finance
Dr Tony Moore is Lecturer in Finance at the ICMA Centre. He is Programme Director of the MSc in Financial Regulation, a part-time degree for practicing regulators offered in collaboration with the Financial Conduct Authority. He convenes the modules ‘Stakeholders and the Business of Finance’ and the Research Project/Dissertation options...
Published 7th October 2019
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