In the Middle Ages people were divided into groups based on what skills they had, skills such as:
Today, we often look at society in terms of wealth (rich and poor) or class (upper, middle, working). Medieval writers divided society into 'those who fight', 'those who pray' and 'those who work', which would you put in each category?
You could group them like this:
|Those who fight||Knight, squire, soldier.|
|Those who pray||Prioress, nun, priests, monk, friar.|
|Those who work||Merchant, lawyer, carpenter, weaver, dyer, tapestry weaver, cook, sailor, doctor, ploughman, miller, reeve.|