Thirteen essays on European princes of the medieval and Renaissance eras. The Renaissance Monarchies, by Catherine Mulgan. Monarchs of the Renaissance by Philip J.
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The lives and reigns of 42 European kings and queens. This book evaluates their lives and the repercussions of their reigns. Argues that the new monarchies that emerged during the 'long 17th century' were not states in a modern sense, but princely dynasties. Tackles questions vital for understanding of early modern Europe. What was the nature of the state? Did Protestantism lead to progress and Catholicism to absolutism? This collection discusses forms of kingship such as client-kingship, monarchy, queen consort and regnant queenship.
Life in the Georgian Court by Catherine Curzon. Peep behind the shutters of the opulent courts of 18th century Europe at royal scandals, tragedies, and romance. After the French Revolution, monarchs and their courtiers lived in constant fear of rebellion. Focuses on the role of royal heirs, including their education and accommodation, their ability to overcome succession crises, the consequences of the death of an heir, and their roles during the First World War.
The Age of the Favourite , edited by J. Elliott and Laurence Brockliss, is about European royal favorites in the 16th and 17th centuries. Essays about the ways in which women influenced the politics and culture of their times. Essays investigate the role of clergymen, religious observances, and religious images and ceremonies at British, French, Russian, and German royal courts.
What was childhood like for European princes and princesses in the Victorian and Edwardian periods? Here their education, recreation, and general upbringing is discussed. How European royal parents dealt with raising their children, from keeping Vikings at bay to fending off paparazzi. Explores how rulers have sought to control their image through their appearance. Individual styles of dress throw light on the personalities of particular monarchs, their court system, and their ambitions.
Contributors consider the way royals and aristocrats wined and dined. Topics include the role of sherry at the court of Queen Victoria, the use of the truffle as a promotional gift at the Savoy court, and the influence of Europe on banqueting at the Ottoman palace.
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The Prince and the Law, by Kenneth Pennington is about sovereignty and rights in the western legal tradition. The history of the idea of Western monarchy, law, and constitution from the fifth century to the early 14th century. A survey of the relationship between the monarchy and the state in early modern Europe. Gibbs, H.
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Detailed studies of 15 exiled royal figures from the 16th to 20th century, including the Jacobite court and the exiled kings of Hanover. An account of years of treachery, triumph, and disaster, starting with the Great Schism in and ending with the discovery of the New World in The relationship between kingship and peace was explored in writing across Europe in the early Middle Ages.
In the medieval period, the monarch was seen as the embodiment of his kingdom, the body politic. This book offers 13 case studies from premodern and contemporary Europe on how bodies politic were, and continue to be, constructed and challenged.
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Examines the various definitions of "absolute monarchy" and the amount of real power monarchs wielded. In September , the rulers of Europe descended upon Vienna to reconstruct Europe after two decades of revolution and war, leading to a bold experiment in international cooperation known as the Congress System. Considers both the pageantry of the royals and elites who gathered after Napoleon's defeat and the landmark diplomatic agreements they brokered. This collection of essays explores the connections between monarchy and colonialism, with case studies drawn from Britain, France, the Netherlands, Germany and Italy.
Explores visits by European monarchs and princes to colonies, and by indigenous royals to Europe in the s and early s. Traces the rise of the family that won the the crowns first of France, then Spain and finally Naples and Sicily, including the Spanish Bourbons right up to the present day King Juan Carlos. After his death, she became regent and then monarch. This study considers the strategies of her reign until her forced abdication in This is an account of his murder in and its profound effects on medieval Flemish society and the balance of power in Europe.
I, Jacqueline by Hilda Lewis. Novel about Jacqueline of Hainaut, thrice married, thrice imprisoned; the extraordinary 15th-century life of a woman who endured the power politics of England, Burgundy, and France. King Stephen was the founder of Hungary and the first Arpad king. After the death of 15th century Hungarian king Matthias Corvinus, his library of two thousand volumes was dispersed across the world. This book tracks the destiny of the Raven King and his magnificent bequest.
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