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Many, probably most, blacksmiths worked on the manorial estates. There is a lot of call for everything from horse shoes to scythe blades on the manors. The smithies were often at the edge of villages. There may have been smithies in towns, but finer work was done by people with a greater level of specialization that blacksmiths, and so the shops in town would tend to be of a different sort. For example, cutlers made spoons, knives, forks, and other kitchen and dining tools, and armorers made armor, swords, and arrow heads.

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