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4 - estate society

It is based on the legal inequality of groups without social mobility under the privacy laws according to their social function of medieval origin: Oratore ⇰ clergy, nobility ⇰ Bellator, laboratory ⇰ Llano State, but this functionality into crisis with the emergence of bourgeoisie and the massive armies in the modern age.


ë do not pay taxes and charge in their territories (S º Jurisdictional and Territorial)

ëOcupan senior positions in the Admin. and the Royal Army.

ë Honors: coat of arms, beheaded rather than hanged ...

ë come from "cut" (services of weapons to the king, nobility usually older) or "toga" (public office, loans) ... In some realms buy low-nobility titles.


Comes from the other two, but inside the division remains "invisible" between the orders of origin:

tThe higher clergy and nobility comes from the tithe is enriched domains.

tThe lower clergy lived in the same conditions as the third state and came from him. Often make common cause riots or revolutions, providing ideological cohesion and legitimacy to the movement.

Third Estate, Third Estate or commoners:

ëSometidos to tax legislation and common.

eGroup not privileged but very heterogeneous according to their wealth:

  • Upper middle class of merchants, landlords, lenders, title search through marriage and influence the purchase of objections. Unaware of the group, mimicking the lifestyle of the nobility.
        • Officials and professionals.
        • Shopkeepers and artisans.
        • Urban classes: formal and urban laborers, domestic service and marginalized groups on the edge of crime. Precarious life, riots break out in hunger for food shortages.
        • Peasantry: Small and medium landowners, sharecroppers, laborers, servants.

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