Feudalism Role- Peasant

By Julianne Sulski

Responsibilities

  • grew the crops and tended the livestock
  • made money by selling their surplus produce
  • a lot of the jobs done by peasants would be seasonal, like their farming


Advantages/Disadvantages

  • the disadvantage of the peasant was lack of personal freedom
  • extremely low living standards
  • ability to rise own food and livestock, while having at least steady work at the manor
  • a protection the peasant had at the hands of the feudal


Daily Life

  • the day started in the summer as early as 3am
  • they would have breakfast
  • then they would go work in the fields
  • outside work was finished at dusk
  • they would use their own tools that they made themselves