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Weaving silk fringe, Spitalfields, London, England. This man could earn 3d (1.25 pence) per hour when work was available. The Spitalfields silk industry was begun by Huguenot refugees who left France after Revocation of Edict of Nantes (1685) by Louis XIV.

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Weaving silk fringe, Spitalfields, London, England. This man could earn 3d (1.25 pence) per hour when work was available. The Spitalfields silk industry was begun by Huguenot refugees who left France after Revocation of Edict of Nantes (1685) by Louis XIV.