scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,516
Families during the middle ages had many things to consider to prosperand make a name for themselves if one them should die Large populationsof Europe consisted of average to poor village families These familieswere mainly responsible for farming and other trades such as brewers orbakers The wealthier within the village kept tabs on the rest of thevillagers They conducted hearings ordering villagers that disobeyedcertain rules to pay a certain fine Many families depended on owningland or marrying of their children to wealthier land owners Thechildren in medieval society were the future of that period If a fatherwas so pass away he would write a will dividing up any land orequipment amongst the sons The wife and daughters were taken care byeither the sons paying for marriages or leaving a room for the wife tolive in till her death The economic and social standings of themedieval class was the key to survival In order to have a successfuland good life medieval families focused primarily on economicstandings social bindings that shaped not just their families but theentire village Economizing standings depended greatly in medieval villages but alsogreatly on those who were not farmers and how their economic standingsdetermined how they provided for their families While a large majorityof villagers worked on farmers the other three-fourths did jobs such asale tasters artists weavers glovers and skinners Two aspects comefrom these trades firstly the jurors that collected money from thesetrades which would then be divided amongst the jurors as their share ofwealth Furthermore the families or peoples within these trades thatcould afford such feescosts and those who struggled to provide fortheir families For example jurors would fine Thomas Plomer and JohnAshland 20d for selling their bread contrary to the assize source238 Bread makers could be charged more since bread is probably astaple among the towns people On the other hand jurors charged artistsonly 3ds for charging too much for their paintings source 246
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA