1. Introduction; 2. Topographical factors in the growth of towns; 3. Houses, properties and streets; 4. Crafts and industries; 5. Trade and commerce; 6. Religion in towns: churches, religious houses and cemeteries; 7. The environment of medieval towns; 8. Unfinished business; Bibliographical note on the archaeology of European towns
John Schofield is Curator of Architecture at the Museum of London. He has been an archaeologist with the Museum since 1974 and has written several well-received books about medieval towns and buildings including The Building of London from the Conquest to the Great Fire (3rd edition, 1999) and Medieval London Houses (2nd edition, 2003). Alan Vince worked at the Museum of London from 1980 to 1988, and then at the City of Lincoln Archaeological Unit. He is the director of Alan Vince Archaeological Consultancy based in Lincoln.