Farming in which peasants rotated crops between three fields: the first grew a winter crop, the second a spring crop and the third lay fallow.
Related term(s): Peasant; Fallow; Open Fields; Strip
Contributor(s): Natalie Kohout
Source information: Hollister, C. Warren and Judith M. Bennett. Medieval History: A Short History. 9th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2002.
List medieval glossary terms alphabetically:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z