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Q: Why weren't the serf's plots truly their own?
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What responsibilities did lords have in the fuedal system?

Lords and vassals were granted land plots in exchange for offering services to protect the king. The serfs worked this land for the lords in exchange for their own protection. Therefore, the primary purpose of a lord was to master the art of war.

Where did serfs live in the Middle Ages?

Most serfs lived on manors. These were farming estates that belonged to lords, and whose residents were mostly serfs. The serfs typically lived in a village or hamlet on the manor, in cottages. Some serfs were not agricultural and worked as laborers. They typically lived in cottages in villages or boarding houses in towns.

What were serfs in the Middle Ages?

a serf is a person who must stay to the land and owned by the feudal landlord and is a part that keeps the feudalism system balanced because they do most of the work. A serf had to pay to the lord money when he's almost dead, a dead person makes the family of serfs pay even more. He also had to fight for his/her lord... >(

Which of the following best describes serfs?

Serfs are often described as unfree. More accurately, because that term is usually misunderstood, they might best be called peasants who were bound to the land they lived on but did not own. The problem with the term unfree, is that most people think it means slave, which it was not. Serfs did not have a right to move away from the land they lived on, but unlike slaves they could not be bought or sold, and unlike slaves, they had a right to live and work on the land. They owed the lord rent, usually in the form of labor or a part of the crop, but they had a right to expect the lord to protect them. There is a link to an article on serfs below.

Was life ever easy for Russian peasants?

No. They were serfs and had little to live on or own. It didn't get much better for them under the communist government. They were forced to work for the cooperatives and unable to have any rights.

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Did serfs own their own homes?


Did serfs own their own home?


Could the serfs own the land that they farmed?

Serfs did not own land, and this was part of what made them serfs. Serfs were not slaves, but they were not free either. They were bound to the soil, which meant they could not legally leave the manor they lived on to live somewhere else. They did not have a right to leave, but they did have a right to farm the land. They could choose what to farm, but not where to farm. They often farmed communally, with other serfs of the same manor, but they nearly always had plots of land assigned to them for their own personal use. In exchange for giving the lord of the manor a part of their crop, they got the land, their homes, and protection. It was a system of mutual support and mutual obligation.

How long was serfs was expected to farm on their lands?

Serfs didn't own land. They were slaves, so your answer is never.

Did serfs sell land?

Serfs did not own land. In fact they were bound to the land they lived on and were not permitted to leave it.

Do serfs own land?

No they were slaves. Slaves don't own land.

What is are the lords and ladies?

The lords and ladies were members of a group that own serfs ( same thing as a peasant) they can tell the serfs what to do

What was the role of peasants in a medieval village?

A peasant was an agricultural worker. Peasants grew food and other agricultural products. The peasants could be slaves, serfs, free tenants, or proprietors of small farms. In Western Europe, during much of the Middle Ages, most were serfs, who lived on manorial estates, and were not permitted to leave but were freer than slaves. Serfs typically worked on or two days out of each week for their lords, and much of the remainder of their time on communal labors. They also had their own small plots for their own use.

Could serfs allowed to own land they farmed?

No, they were slaves and slaves don't own land.

Do serfs own there own houses in the middle ages?

Yes. They do. They were often small cottages or long houses

What people were in the same level as the serf in medieval times?

Serfs were on about the same social level as villeins and cottars. Serfs were above slaves, if any existed in the place where the serfs lived. Serfs were not bought or sold, but they were not free to leave the land on which they lived. They were mostly agricultural workers and unusually had plots of land assigned to them to farm for their own benefit. Villeins were like serfs, but did not have plots of land assigned to them. Cottars were apparently like serfs except that they were not bound to the land and had the option of moving away, which would have been a rather risky thing to do since it would leave them without home or income, unless they had some other arrangement. The nature of the cottar is not clearly understood, however. Above the serf, but not necessarily much above, were freemen, who were not bound to the land. Most of these people worked in agriculture, but they had other types of work to do. The simpler non agricultural chores of life were performed largely by serfs. These things included cleaning, helping cooks, lugging bricks for masons, digging ditches, washing and repairing clothes, and so on. They might have included such work as weaving, baking, cooking, depending on circumstances. Clearly there were hierarchies within job types. Please see the link below.

Did serf's masters provide food and clothes for the serf?

No, the masters of serfs provided neither food nor clothes. They provide farming fields and homes. The serfs grew their own food and made much of their own clothes.