A History of the Crusades, Volume I: The First Hundred Years by Kenneth M. Setton, Marshall W. Baldwin

By Kenneth M. Setton, Marshall W. Baldwin

The six volumes of A historical past of the Crusades will stand because the definitive historical past of the Crusades, spanning 5 centuries, encompassing Jewish, Moslem, and Christian views, and containing a wealth of data and research of the historical past, politics, economics, and tradition of the medieval global.

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The villager pastured his cattle in the common pasture and waste, fed his pigs and gathered his firewood in the common woodlands, and fished in the village stream. All the agricultural activities of the village were conducted by the community as a whole. The villagers decided when to plow, when to plant, and when to harvest, and all worked together. Certain men were assigned special tasks such as herding. The villager lived in a rude hut with a thatched roof. A hole in the roof let out some part of the smoke from the fire.

The lord's clothes were made from the wool of his sheep spun and woven by the village women under his wife's direction. His dwelling was built by his tenants' labor services. The rents and services mentioned in the last paragraph were due to the lord as the owner of the land. In addition, the lord usually had extensive and profitable rights that were essentially political. As the feudal system developed, t he functions and powers of government had been parceled out among the members of the feudal hierarchy.

6-1897. RH Revue historique, I (1876), and ff. RHC Rtcutil des historiens des croisaJes, Academie des inscriptions et belles-lettres, Faria, 16 vols. , t8f1-t9"6: Arm. , 1869-19

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