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It was a land grab by the wealthy. In those days, much land was still “commons”, where anyone could graze their animals, pick fruit or nuts, take firewood, hunt and trap. This land was “owned”, but with no paperwork, by the landless people, typica...

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The enclosure movement had spread through Europe like wildfire, starting. in Britain. It sparked ideas onto the minds of large landowners and peasants. alike. Although the enclosure movement caused great hardship to some and. brought abundant futures to others, it was a great turning point in history.

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In Great Britain, the process sped up during the 15th and 16th centuries as sheep farming grew more profitable. In the 16th and early 17th centuries, the practice of enclosure, particularly of depopulating enclosure, was denounced by the Church and the government and legislation was drawn up against it.

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Great Britain is the name of the island. . The kingdoms of England and Scotland, the Principality of Wales and the six counties of Northern Ireland are united in a single sovereign state - the ...

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Enclosure Acts—Great Britain 1700–1801 Enclosure of land through the mutual agreement of landowners began during the 16th century. During the 18th century, enclosures were regulated by Parliament; a separate Act of Enclosure was required for each village that wished to enclose its land.

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The British Enclosure Movement began as early as the 12th century and continued up until the end of the 19th century. Traditionally, most of the land in English villages was communally owned , or ...

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The most significant impact on the rural landscape of Great Britain's enclosure movement was to A) encourage a dispersed rural settlement pattern. B) reinforce the traditional clustered rural settlement pattern. C) discourage urbanization. D) increase rural population. E) all of the above

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Enclosure movement In Great Britain, between 1750-1850 the British government transformed the rural landscape by taking multiple independently owned farms and clustering it into one big farm owned by an individual.

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A Short History of Enclosure in Britain Simon Fairlie describes how the progressive enclosure of commons over several centuries has deprived most of the British people of access to agricultural land. The historical process bears little relationship to the “Tragedy of the Commons”, the theory which ideologues in the neoliberal era adopted as ...

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Enclosure: Enclosure, the division or consolidation of communal fields, meadows, pastures, and other arable lands in western Europe into the carefully delineated and individually owned and managed farm plots of modern times. Before enclosure, much farmland existed in the form of numerous, dispersed strips u