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The landlord and peasant rights situation in Brandenburg from 16. to 18. Century

Contents: Basics of landlord-peasant legal relationships by colonization ( The farmer is considered as subject of the knight since 13. Century) Intensification of farming since the subjection 15. Century, with the restriction of the free movement, the servants of rural compulsory service and ownership rights. The position of the former lawyers, the 3 Classes of the rural population: The Lehn- and yeomen, die Leibeigenen […]