Siroty

Siroty

 

the name given to part of the rural population of ancient Rus’. From the 11th to the 14th century, the term was applied to commune (obshchina) peasants who had not yet lost their personal freedom and to the peasants settled on the princes’ votchiny (patrimonial estates). By the 14th and the early 15th century, the siroty had become the most enserfed category of the rural population. In the late 14th and the 15th century, the term was gradually replaced in official acts and deeds by the term krest’iane (peasants). From the 16th through the early 18th century in appeals to the government and to feudal lords, peasants, posadskie liudi (urban merchants and artisans), and the wives and children of strel’tsy (semiprofessional musketeers) and soldiers came to refer to themselves as siroty.

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