1.Life as a serf
I hate being poor!
A main part of a noble's land.
A thousand-year period that followed the fall of Rome.
Peasants worked the land and produced the goods that the lord and his manor needed. This exchange was not without hardship for the serfs. They were heavily taxed and were required to relinquish much of what they harvested.(learner.org)
About nine-tenths of the people were peasants—farmers or village laborers.(britannica.com)
What were the serf's jobs?
How many serfs were in the Middle Ages?