By David Conway
Examines the historical past of immigration to Britain, and notes that the small numbers fascinated by the earlier allowed for the neighborhood tradition to succeed. present traits of huge scale immigration may possibly switch that.
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London, subsequently being joined there by spouses and children. Later, these Jewish financiers and their families, together with others from Normandy, spread throughout England, establishing small communities in nearly every major commercial centre. As well as financing royal activities, they began in time to extend credit to several other prominent figures, among whom were several Norman bishops, the construction of whose cathedrals in England Jewish capital helped to finance. Initially, these Jewish immigrants from Normandy enjoyed friendly relations with the king, church, and nobility.
These led to the ‘discovery’ not only of the Americas but also of a sea route from Europe to the Far East around the cape of Africa. As a result of their discovery, Europeans were brought for the first time into contact with the native inhabitants of the newly discovered Americas in which the Spanish were quick to plant colonies. They were also brought into much closer contact than ever before with the inhabitants of Africa and the Far East, continents long known to them but which were now much more easily reached and which were likewise subject to colonisation, in the first instance by the Portuguese.
The first European countries to engage in such trans‐Atlantic slave trafficking were the same pair as had been the first to undertake the great voyages of early modernity, namely Spain and Portugal. Although no such passage was discovered— not surprisingly since none exists—Cabot’s voyage did result in the ‘discovery’ of Newfoundland and New England, territories that England was to claim for itself. It was through its claim on the second of these territories that 44 FROM THE REFORMATION TO THE SECOND WORLD WAR England secured a toehold in the North American continent that was to prove so fateful in the succeeding centuries.
A Nation of Immigrants?: A Brief Demographic History of Britain (CS58) by David Conway