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What were a peasants obligations to the lord of the manor?
The peasant's obligations to the Lord of the Manor were based mostly on farming work. The peasant would work large proportions of their day on the land of their Lord, the rest of their day would be put toward farming for themselves and their family. This is why peasants often had large families, as they often did not have enough time to properly support their family and thus needed as many family members as possible to help with the farming.
In exchange for working on their Lord's land, peasants were given small plots of lands for themselves and their family. Aswell as the plot of land, peasants were promised protection by their Lords