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Cotters

 

in the Middle Ages and at the beginning of the modern period in England, a stratum of the feudally dependent peasantry, the holders of the smallest land allotments. References to the cotters date back to the Domesday Book (1086). As the countryside underwent capitalist transformation, the cotters became hired agricultural (or factory) workers.

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