The Powers of Church and State were different in their organization. This is the basic order of importance:

State (secular power) Roman Catholic (church)
God God
King Pope
Vassals (lords) Arch Bishops
Peasants Bishop
n/a Priest
n/a Nuns

Classes of the Middle AgesEdit

Classes of the Middle Ages

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