Society and government in 1509

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What was the social hierarchy of the countryside in 1509? (top to bottom)
Nobility, Gentry, Yeomen, Tenant farmers, Landless/labouring poor, Vagrants/homeless
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What was the social hierarchy of towns in 1509? (top to bottom)
Merchants, professionals, Business owners, Skilled craftsmen, unskilled workers, unemployed
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What was the structure of the government in 1509?(top to bottom)
King, Privy Chamber, The Royal Household, The Royal Council, The Court, Parliament, Justices of Peace
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Privy Chamber
The close friends of the King
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The Royal Household
Nobles and servants who advised the king
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The Royal Council
Nobles and churchmen who helped govern
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The Court
Nobles who entertained and advised the King
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Parliament
Passed laws proposed by the king
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Justices of the Peace
Nobility who kept law and order in various parts of the country
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Merchants, professionals, Business owners, Skilled craftsmen, unskilled workers, unemployed

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What was the social hierarchy of towns in 1509? (top to bottom)

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King, Privy Chamber, The Royal Household, The Royal Council, The Court, Parliament, Justices of Peace

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The close friends of the King

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Nobles and servants who advised the king

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