Or it could be an indicator of the people at the top always taking care to ensure the people at the bottom are taken care of well enough that they do not revolt.
That is a possibility and if true would partly undermine every left leaning and left thinking individual. It would also beg the question if true why all the Victorian religious philanthropists were needed.
I don’t ascribe any negative connotation to conservatism some of my friends are English, it’s just that I'm not conservative.
That might also explain why the great estates of the rich of Britain haven't been burned within living memory, which is not a claim your own country can make.
When you have a foreign aristocracy who dont speak the same language as the people are of a different religion to the people and live in another country that may go some way towards explaining why their estates were burnt.
But let’s not get into a debate about English colonialism
the Reform Act
You are talking about democracy and using the reform act as an example!!
The reform act that discriminated against its own citizens on the grounds of wealth and still no revolt….
Check out Icelandic democracy and the Brehon laws