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Vinogradoff, Villainage, 149, gives a few instances of its occurrence; but it seems to be very rare.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
Villainage as an institution continued to exist and to characterize the position of the mass of the peasantry.An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England|Edward Potts Cheyney
They who were born in villainage, were born to an inheritance of labour, but not of inevitable depravity and wretchedness.
The minor law books of the thirteenth century follow Bracton in this identification of villainage with slavery.
As to the general aspect of villainage in the legal theory of English feudalism there can be no doubt.