Medieval Peasants In Medieval Times

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Most people never give a though to having a roof over their head, food on their plate, or clothes on their back. They know that they will be provided for so they don’t worry about getting all the necessities on their own. However, for medieval peasants this was a daily challenge as they worked many excruciating hours everyday just to ensure a meal for themselves, their families, and money for necessities. Peasants were almost guaranteed a short life full of hardships. Historians estimate that ten percent of peasant infants in medieval times died in their first month, and with their small, crowded homes, their bare minimum of food, and dirty, uncomfortable clothing it is easy to see why there was so much death. Peasants lived in small, cruck
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