Wool has been used to make clothing and fabric since the Stone Age. Being naturally water and fire resistant it's not surprising that it has been a valuable commodity across cultures and centuries. When Richard the Lionheart was captured in 1192, Cistercian monks paid their part of the ransom to the Holy Roman Emperor in 50,000 sacks of wool, a year's clip.

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