Kings and Barons and Serfs

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We’re often calling ourselves serfs and wage slaves. Here’s a look at the social construct of the past. Are we that much better off today?

Government in the Middle Ages – Feudalism

The prevailing system of government in the Middle Ages was feudalism.  Though the actual term “feudalism” was not used during the Middle Ages, what we now recognize as a feudalist system of government was in control in Medieval Europe.  Feudalism was a way for the Kings and upper nobility to keep control over the serfs and peasants.

via Government in the Middle Ages | Middle Ages.

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