They are rustics performing, as a rule, work services for their lords.
The shepherds are rustics of the Colin Clout type, and discuss the follies and corruptions around them.
Finally, behind this bourgeoisie, and afar off, came the crowd of serfs, rustics whom the acquisition of land had gradually enfranchised, and who were the more eager to enjoy their definitive liberation because it was close at hand.
It's a world of charming rustics, sinister barons and wicked, wicked stepmothers.
It's a world of charming rustics, sinister barons and wicked, wicked, wicked stepmothers.