Sociale klasse

Article sections

    Upper class:

    • Royalty
    • Aristocracy: peers van duke (hertog) tot baron
    • Landed gentry

    Middle class:

    • Upper middle class: doctors, barristers, bankers, clercymen, rijke industriëlen en kooplieden, hoge officieren in marine en leger, burgemeesters en MP’s.
    • Lower middle class: lawyers, surgeons, schoolteachers, shopkeepers, inn keepers, ambtenaren.

    Working class:

    • Upper working class: ‘highly skilled workers’ zoals slagers, bakkers, schoenmakers, kuipers, rijtuig makers, visboeren, ambachtslieden.
    • Lower working class: ‘unskilled or semi-skilled workers’ zoals leerlingen, arbeiders, tuinlieden, fabriekspersoneel

    The poor: criminelen, zigeuners en vagebonden.

    Bronnen:
    [1] https://randombitsoffascination.com/portfolio/gentlemen-in-the-regency-era/
    [2] https://www.bl.uk/romantics-and-victorians/articles/status-rank-and-class-in-jane-austens-novels
    [3] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_class_in_the_United_Kingdom
    [4] https://www.wattpad.com/167800125-reading-the-regency-the-social-structure-of

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