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Lesson overview:Medieval lives in Domesday Book

  • In this lesson, we will begin to unpick the difficulties surrounding medieval peasants and their source record. We will examine what the Domesday Book can reveal about peasants' lives.
  • In this lesson, we will begin to unpick the difficulties surrounding medieval peasants and their source record. We will examine what the Domesday Book can reveal about peasants' lives.

Social class, villeins, freemen, lords, parchment, artefact, manor, monastery/abbey

In this lesson, we will begin to unpick the difficulties surrounding medieval peasants and their source record. We will examine what the Domesday Book can reveal about peasants' lives.