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Right well last time I was looking at the vital social distinctions that were recognized in the sixteenth century and also how people conceived of society as a whole so today I want to come down to the other end of the scale and look at the most fundamental unit of society the household the units in which most people spent their lives and which governed most of their daily activities so let's begin with some definitions the household can be defined in the first instance as being a unit of residence of course but also as I indicated last time it was a unit of authority it's a group of people some related some unrelated living under the same roof under the authority of a household head usually a man sometimes a widowed woman and in addition the household has been described as a unit that was geared for work the work which was necessary to satisfy its needs as a unit of production and of consumption and of reproduction so all households had that much in common but they're very greatly in their size their composition and the complexity of the relationships contained within them if we go to the top of the social scale the households of the nobility and the gentry could be very large institutions indeed sometimes vast institutions they were organized to maintain not only a noble family at an expected level of magnificence and to be magnificent was one of the qualities of a nobleman in contemporary thought but also they were the Centers for administering landed estates they were the centers for conducting local government they were the centers often of the exercise of political power to give just one example at Pontefract castle in the moreless in the center of the...