Gebur
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Gebur

An Anglo Saxon word for a peasant or ceorl and one step up from a serf. He would be given a yardland ( about 20 acres ) which he would farm to feed his family. The rest would be taken by his lord. All his farm implements and animals would be returned to his lord on his death.

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