The Middle Ages were filled with many colorful characters, from valiant knights and regal nobles to sequestered monks. But the backbone of medieval society was the serfs. In The Serf, students will delve into the daily life of those who were bound to their lords’ lands and whose days were filled with difficult manual labor. Discover what it was like to be the child of a serf. Learn about the holidays they celebrated and the eventual changes in society that led this class to rise above their meager beginnings.