Sentence Examples

  • Boris has often been called the creator of serfage in Russia, but in reality he merely accelerated a process which was the natural result of economic conditions.
  • To conciliate them she greatly extended the area of serfage by making large grants of land and serfs to courtiers and public servants who had specially distinguished themselves.
  • Wallace says, be regarded as " an intermediate position between serfage and freedom."
  • Serfage, and allowed to sell their labour as they pleased; they were, however, to a great extent kept in villages or settlements, compelled to cultivate landwhich they held for their life only, and strictly controlled by the friars or the priests.
  • Then it was found that further progress was blocked by a great obstacle, the: existence of serfage; and Alexander II.