Lost Worlds

Lost Worlds

Europe In The Middle Ages: Peasants And Nobles
Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS2  |  February 8, 2011

This episode looks at the lives led by both peasants and nobles in medieval times, noting the enormous differences that existed between these two social classes. Our knowledge of the Middle Ages comes from books that reveal the actions and thoughts of kings, knights, bishops, monks and nobles, but provide little information on the peasants, who made up three-quarters of the population.

This episode looks at the lives led by both peasants and nobles in medieval times, noting the enormous differences that existed between these two social classes. Our knowledge of the Middle Ages comes from books that reveal the actions and thoughts of kings, knights, bishops, monks and nobles, but provide little information on the peasants, who made up three-quarters of the population.

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