But noblesse,—villeinage,—these are fixed,—may not be overthrown.
Such redemption was considered a special mark of tenure in villeinage.
In England it subsisted for some ages under the name of villeinage.
For one thing, the poll-tax was stopped, and the end of villeinage was hastened.
The total abolition of all villeinage (forced labour) and serfdom.
In Scotland they ...