A free man usually became a serf<quoted text>
I take it you're "cycling" this week.
You should have at least warned us.
You sound cranky. Get some rest.
Do you not think you do a disservice to actual slaves
and camp victims with your comparison? I mean, really, all I'm doing is paying my taxes. Get a grip.
Are you familiar with Godwin's Law. It's a favorite of our very intelligent friend, Frijoles.
because he owed a large debt. He would
make an agreement with the Lord of the
land. The Lord would keep him safe, give
money for his debt, and give him land to
work on, and he would do work for the
Lord. All his children would become
Benefits of serfdom
A serf had some freedom. A serf could
get and keep property and money. Some
serfs had more money and property than
their free neighbors. A serf could
sometimes buy his freedom.