We had it backwards. Aristocracy simply didn’t adapt to the change in membership in the cult of property rights fast enough.
If you can’t convince the anti-aristocrats to go along and create an ‘aristocracy of everybody’ promised by the enlightenment, then the alternative is natural Aristocracy: Self Defense.
Pay people to get married, cohabitate, and breed. Pay the poor and unable, not to have children. Tax, impoverish, and punish those that are dependent. Care for the physically disabled.
Just how it is. Otherwise. No families. No morality. No high trust. Married class vs unmarried class warfare.