The second estate of French society was made up of the nobility. These nobles lived on manors which they had inherited. The second estate consisted of about 2% of the total population who owned about 25% of the total land in France.
These nobles collected dues and rent from the peasants who lived on their lands. This endless source of income allowed them to live a lavish lifestyle.
The only person you should ever compete with is youself. You can''t hope for a fairer match.
Ancient Rome''s biggest Colosseum, The Circus Maximus had seating for 250,000 Romans.