The Great Chain of Being. GOD Angels*. Man King. Aristocrats. Aristocrats. Greater Aristocrats. Dukes Marquess /Margraves Counts/Earls Viscounts Baron/Lords. Lesser Aristocrats. Knights and Gentry Seigneurs Hidalgos Szlacha. Peasants.
Knights and Gentry
The family also had its ranks:
Male Children (in birth order)
Female Children (in birth order)
* All of these could also be divided in to ranks