The wealthy


The Rich and the Powerful 

  • The most respected memebers of society 
  • Born into this group or awarded title by the Queen 
  • Average income £6000 per year - (£1 million in current money) 
  • Had special privelages including protection from toture 
  • 14% of the countrys income went to just 1% of the nobility 
  • If they commited treason they could not be hanged in public 


  • These were wealthy landowners 


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