P727 CEEFAX 727 Sat 14 Feb 18:33/44 |B2202210|a17MakHis5|i13BBC|l43389|s÷n2÷ b÷e|pelgium; Northleach in the Cotswoldq ; Stonor in OLS k. BM t of the Staple', woolman and Flanders. WWST omas Betson (Merchants of the Staple), P fter DRM rom Bruges) and Thomas Springe ). T T reared in Northleach, was sold by wool brokers to MS as William Stonor. The fleeces were pa cked SL ere they were checked by officers of Staple and the CustomsN Thomas Betson took them overseas to Calais. ool was sold to the brothers van de Rade , who took it to Bruges to cloth. IB e for the importance of the town as a ba nking oted for the sale of cloth.