The estate of a Pope hath no pere
The estate of an Emperour is nexte
The estate of kynge
The estate of a cardynall
The estate of a kynges sone a prynce
The estate of an archebysshop
The estate of a duke
The estate of a bysshop
The estate of a Marques
The estate of an erle
The estate of a vycount
The estate of a baron
The estate of an abbot with a myter
The estate of the thre chefe Juges and the mayre of London.
The estate of an abbot without a myter
The estate of a knyght bacheler
The estate of pryour dene archedeken or knyght
The estate of of the mayster of the rolles
The estate of other Justyces & barons of the cheker
The estate of the mayre of Calays
The estate of a provyncyall a doctour dyvyne
The estate of a prothonate is above the popes collectour and a doctour of both lawes
The estate of hym that hath ben mayre of London and servaunt of the lawe.
The estate of a mayster of the chauncery and other worshypfull prechours of pardon and clerkes that ben gradewabel, & all other ordres of shastyte persones and preestes worshypfull marchautes & gentylmen all these may syt at the squyers table.
In archebysshop and a duke may not kepe the hall but eche estate by them selfe in chaumbre or in bauylyon that nother se other.
Bysshoppes Marques Erles & Vycountes all these may syt two a messe.
A baron & the mayre of London & thre chefe Juges and the speker of the parlyamnet & and abbot with a myter all these may syt two or thre at a messe
And al other estates may syt thre or foure at a messe
Also the Marshall muste understonde and knowe the blode royall for some lorde is of blode royall and of small lyvelode. And a lady of lower degree shall kepe the estate of her lordes blode, and therefore the royal blode shal have the reverences as I have shewed you here before.
Also the Marshall muste take hede of the byrthe and nexte of the lyne of the blode royall.
Also he must take hede of the kynges offycers of the Chaunceler Stewarde Chamberlayne Tresourer and Controller.
Also the Marshall must take hede unto straungers & put them to worshyp & reverence for & they have good chere it is your soveraynes honour.
Also a Marshall muste take hede yf the kynge sende to your soverayne ony message and yf he sende a knyght receyve hym as a baron, and yf he sende a squyere receyve hym as a knyght, and yf he sende a yeman receyve hym as a squyer, and yf he sende a grome receyve hym as a yeman.
Aslo it is noo rebuke to a knyght to sette a grome of the kynge at his table.