Part of the “Living History Reference Books Series English Agriculture 1580 – 1660 1st Series”. “… A study of around 600 probate inventories produced only 9 clear-cut labourers inventories. … many labourers were probably too poor to be inventoried and any found probably represent a biased sample and must be treated with caution.”
Softcover: 33 pages.
Product Dimensions: 21.0 x 15.0 x 0.5 cm
Contents: Introduction; Inventories of Labourer’s possessions; The Labourer’s House; Labourer’s Possessions; The Labourer’s Pay, Agriculture on the Labourer’s Land; The Labourer’s Work: mowing, shearing and threshing.