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What is the difference between a serf and Freeman?
Last Updated: 3rd April, 2020
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Simply so, what is a freeman in medieval times?
Peasants in the middle ages weremainlyagricultural farmers who worked in lands that were owned by alord.To become a freeman a peasant would have to buy a plotofland or pay dues to the lord.
Furthermore, what did serfs do? Peasants, Serfs and Farmers Lords owned the serfs who lived on theirlands.In exchange for a place to live, serfs worked the landtogrow crops for themselves and their lord. In addition,serfswere expected to work the farms for the lord andpayrent.
Keeping this in view, are peasants and serfs the same?
The common people were divided into peasantsandserfs. There was a huge difference between beingapeasant and being a a serf. Serfs wereboundto the land. The land and all the food they grew belonged tothemanor (noble).
What is a Freeman peasant?
The peasant class included Freemen, whohadsome rights and land, serfs, who had no rights, and slaves, whowerebought and sold. Freemen. Freeman were poorfarmerswho had control of small portions of land. Freemanusuallymade just enough money to live on. They sold their cropsand mayhave worked with a trade.