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ECONOMY AND SOCIETY
Crown of Aragón
Crisis of the 16th century
Provoked an increase in the abuses of the nobility
As the number of available resources declined.
War of Remences
Trade in the Mediterranean
benefitted from the incorporation of Italian territories into the Crown of Aragón.
Main ports were Barcelona and Valencia
The monarchs protected local industries by placing taxes or duties on foreign products.
Crown of Castilla
The exportation of wool was very important.
Transhumance livestock farming developed.
The shepherds migrated with their flocks of sheep between seasons in search of new pastures.
The flocks travelled along paths protected by the crown called cañadas reales.
As the Catholic Monarchs received taxes from the wool trade,
they gave numerous privileges to the association of shepherds that controlled this activity.
Honrado Concejo de la Mesta
Burgos Consulate was founded to control the exportation of wool
From the Cantabrian ports
To textile industries in Flanders and England.
Spanish textile industries
Developed enough to cover the domestic demands.
The increase in livestock farming.
The amount of pasture land increased, replacing the land dedicated to growing crops.
The main source of wealth was precious metals (gold and silver) from the Americas