A quick look at the everyday lives of medieval peasants, their homes and the conditions in which they lived and worked.
Closing our four part series in medieval social stratification we talk about the top of the echelon, the royal family and those around them.
Dukes, Marquises and counts, all under one king but all of them above everyone else. The one percent ruling the masses, celebrated or feared by all. Aspiring to the highest and inspiring millions. In this third installment we discuss their place in the social strata of the medieval times.
Part two of a series of articles focusing on the social stratification of a feudal medieval kingdom. In this part we explore the middle class of the feudal kingdoms. Freemen living in the cities earning their keep by the merit of their skill and cunning. Artisans and Merchants that glue the society and become the beacons of change and progress
Part one of a series of articles focusing on the social stratification of a feudal medieval kingdom. In this part we explore the lower part of the social pyramid and introduce some of the main concepts that explain the social mobility within a kingdom.