The majority of people in Western Europe in the Middle Ages were peasants. Children will enjoy discovering how a manor was run, the distribution of power on a manor, and what peasants' homes and daily lives were like. Topics include:
• The working lives of peasants
• Serfs and free peasants and what they did
• Peasant homes and the home of the lord of the manor
• The manor court and peasant rebellions
• Women and children and tradespeople's roles on the manor
Ages 7 to 14 years.