|With the demise of the feudal system, working conditions and levels
of pay required regulation and were periodically addressed by Parliament.
This Act of Parliament of 1514 concerns the wages of artificers (craftsmen)
and labourers and also their hours of work. Of particular interest
is the stipulation regarding sleeping during the day.
HLRO HL/PO/PU/1/1514/6H8n3 (1514)