Class Conflict and the Crisis of Feudalism : Essays in by Rodney Hilton

By Rodney Hilton

Many of the liveliest and such a lot fruitful debates in contemporary ancient writing were concerning the transition from feudalism to capitalism. Rodney Hilton’s sizeable and exclusive physique of labor on medieval society has been an immense reference element in those debates. all through his paintings the dominant subject matter has been his argument that the “prime mover” within the improvement of medieval society used to be the clash among landlords and peasants over the appropriation of the peasants’ surplus product. this is often the category clash which supplies the current quantity its name.

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Were labour services equally light in the middle of the I3th century, when the general level of labour services in this region was high ? A complete contrast with the manors of St. Peter's, Gloucester, would be unexpected. It must be remembered that on St. Peter's manors near to Sherborne—Guiting Power, Northleach, Aldsworth, Coin Rogers, Coin St. 44 There is no indication in the records of the surrender and re-issue of customary holdings after 1340 in the Sherborne court rolls, or of more labour rents being required than are recorded in the rental, and there is no I3th century evidence about 3O Class Conflict and the Crisis of Feudalism labour services in the Landboc.

The settlements tended to be dispersed, hamlets and individual farms, and the field systems contrasted with those of the nucleated villages. They seemed to have a less coherent and regular organisation, to have, quite early on, a high proportion of land held in severalty, whether enclosed or not, and consequently to confine common of pasture to the woods and wastes. The problems to be studied are these. What differences in natural environment, social organisation or economic activity caused the existence of contrasting systems so near to each other ?

1 In the forests of Arden and Feckenham there were different settlements and different field systems. The settlements tended to be dispersed, hamlets and individual farms, and the field systems contrasted with those of the nucleated villages. They seemed to have a less coherent and regular organisation, to have, quite early on, a high proportion of land held in severalty, whether enclosed or not, and consequently to confine common of pasture to the woods and wastes. The problems to be studied are these.

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