were ''the sheriffs men'' important in the middle ages?
the sheriffs soldiers/men in england in the middle ages? if the ''sheriffs men'' were important, why were they important? what roles and duties would they perform on average?
- L. E. GantLv 78 months agoFavourite answer
Sherrifs were essentially officials who enforced the Law on a shire level -- collecting fines, taxes and more. So, they had their soldiers who were there to ensure that the "law" was obeyed,
and other pages there about much of medieval stuff
- PAMELALv 78 months ago
Their main role was to keep order in their area, and to collect taxes for the king.