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  • Yeoman

    Yeomen were farmers In the late 14th to 18th centuries, yeomen were farmers who owned land (freehold, leasehold or copyhold). Their wealth and the size of their landholding varied. Often it was hard to distinguish minor landed gentry from the wealthier yeomen, and wealthier husbandmen from the poorer yeomen. Sir Anthony Richard Wagner, Garter Principal King of Arms, wrote that "a Yeoman wou...