What Was Life Really Like For A Medieval Peasant? – YouTube

In the Medieval period, peasants made up roughly 80% of the European population. But what was life really like for a peasant during the Middle Ages? Under the feudal system, was it all backbreaking toil on the land, working for a local lord? What did it actually mean to be a peasant? And how did it differ from being a serf? In the first episode of Going Medieval, Dr Eleanor Janega visits Denny Abbey, a former Benedictine monastery in Cambridge to explore the lives of those who devoted their lives to working the land.

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