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English Peasantry and the Growth of Lordship Faith

English Peasantry and the Growth of Lordship

Faith

Published May 11th 1999
ISBN : 9780718502041
Paperback
320 pages
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This account of the changing relationship between lords and peasants in medieval England challenges many received ideas about the origins of the manor, the status of the Anglo-Saxon peasantry, the 12th-century economy and the origins of villeinage.MoreThis account of the changing relationship between lords and peasants in medieval England challenges many received ideas about the origins of the manor, the status of the Anglo-Saxon peasantry, the 12th-century economy and the origins of villeinage. The author covers the period from the end of the Roman empire to the late-12th century, tracing in post-Conquest society the continuing influence of developments which originated in Anglo-Saxon England.