knight and retainers


17 June 1986, United Kingdom
900th Anniversary of Domesday Book / Knight and Retainers
design: Tayburn Design / illustrations: Magnus Lohkamp

Farmers were able to grow crops because the land was protected by the lord, his knights and retainers… is this a correct depiction of that time? I have to read Medieval history, otherwise my knowledge is fragmented and it gives me one impression – dark! Well, that is quite opposite to this series of stamps.