As for male workmen they are chiefly tceogs in Wales, that is half-free bondmen with a certain though base standing in law.
Dr Lea is probably right in suggesting that it was a confused recollection of these decrees which prompted one of Cranmer's judges to assure him that "his children were bondmen to the see of Canterbury."
Savine, " Bondmen under the Tudors," in the Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, xvii.
There is nothing to be found in Tusser about serfs or bondmen, as in Fitzherbert's works.
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