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History of England
Middle Ages

What are medieval peasants?


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June 03, 2010 8:18AM

In the medieval society the peasant was a man who worked/farmed for his rent. He gave his labor to the lord of the manor for a place to live and a small patch of land to grow a few things. When there was a war his farm tools became weapons and he fought as a foot soldier to defend his manor/king.