villain (in Latin: inquilinus)

Hungarian peasant 2
It was the social group within serfdom, the members of which did not have a unit of land or often even a house at their disposal. According to this, villains were distinguished depending on whether or not they had a house. Villeinage began to form in the 14th century and the number of villains rapidly increased as lands were further divided into smaller units. Most of them served wealthier peasants and were accommodated in their houses. There were a large number of villains however, who earned a great profit from keeping animals or cultivating vineyards, which allowed them to live like richer farmers.