By Ann Kussmaul
Servants in husbandry have been single farm staff employed on annual contracts. The establishment of provider individual them in lots of methods from their leader rivals, day-labourers. Servants have been hired on an annual foundation; they shaped a part of their employers' families; they have been normally younger and single. carrier was once tremendous universal - such a lot rural youths in early sleek England turned servants to farmers, and so they composed up to 1/2 the full-time employed labour strength in agriculture. Professor Kussmaul has marshalled details from resources as various as marriage registers, military lists, parish censuses, payment examinations, account books, documents of area periods, and the autobiographies of servants and masters, in generating this booklet which explores this significant establishment and to contemplate its large historiographical implications.
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