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The Peasant's Tale

The Peasant's Tale
Speaker: Cherie Peters.

What would it have been like to be a peasant in the medieval period? Learn about some of the problems these farmers had to overcome in order to survive in the eleventh century.

The Peasant's Tale from Dublin City Public Libraries on Vimeo.

Cherie Peters is studying her PhD in social mobility in early medieval Irish peasants. Her PhD is based on the eleventh century and focuses mainly on the hinterland of Dublin.

This talk was part of Tales of Medieval Dublin: A series of monthly lunchtime lectures which took place during 2011 at the Wood Quay Venue, Civic Offices, Wood Quay. The series was presented by the Friends of Medieval Dublin and Dublin City Council.