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The Lifestyle of Medieval Peasants - 3 views

  • The peasants were at the bottom of the Feudal System and had to obey their local lord to whom they had sworn an oath of obedience on the Bible
  • The one thing the peasant had to do in Medieval England was to pay out money in taxes or rent.
  • pay a tax to the church called a tithe.
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  • Peasants lived in cruck houses. These had a wooden frame onto which was plastered wattle and daub. This was a mixture of mud, straw and manure.
  • For all peasants, life was "nasty, brutish and short."
    Great site for peasants! 
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