According to this article, serfdom in England pretty much died out without special legislation; it was effectively recognized as dead by 1574:http://www.1902encyclopedia.com/S/SLA/slavery-12.html
Worth keeping an eye on enclosures of common land, which accelerated in the Tudor period.Wikipedia has a decent section on it:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enclosure#Tudor_enclosuresNo more serfs, but the common people still screwed.
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