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1652: The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the 'Fronde'

David Parrott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198797463
eISBN:
9780191838828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797463.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

This book offers a re-evaluation of the last year of the Fronde—the political upheaval between 1648 and 1652—in the making of seventeenth-century France. In late December 1651 cardinal Mazarin defied ... More


Royal Favouritism and the Governing Elite of the Spanish Monarchy, 1640-1665

Alistair Malcolm

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791904
eISBN:
9780191834158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791904.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This book presents a study of the later years of the reign of Philip IV from the perspective of his favourite (valido), don Luis Méndez de Haro, and of the other ministers who played a role in the ... More


Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, Astronomer and Geodesist: South African Astronomical Observatory

Ian Stewart Glass

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199668403
eISBN:
9780191749315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668403.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This is a comprehensive biography of a great observational astronomer, Nicolas-Louis de La Caille (1713–62). Though educated for the priesthood, La Caille refused to be ordained and turned instead to ... More


Envoy: From Gusto to Goût

Andrew Dell'Antonio

in Listening as Spiritual Practice in Early Modern Italy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269293
eISBN:
9780520950108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269293.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Lelio Guidiccioni explicitly expressed in his will that some of his most prized possession be made more widely available, both for the benefit and glory of the Barberini famiglia and for the ... More


Early life

I.S. Glass

in Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, Astronomer and Geodesist: South African Astronomical Observatory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199668403
eISBN:
9780191749315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668403.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

La Caille was educated to become a priest at the desire of his father. However, he refused ordination and turned to astronomy. He trained at the Paris Observatory under Jacques Cassini. At the time, ... More


Memoirs

Marie Mancini and Hortense Mancini

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226502786
eISBN:
9780226502809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226502809.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The memoirs of Hortense (1646–1699) and of Marie (1639–1715) Mancini, nieces of the powerful Cardinal Mazarin and members of the court of Louis XIV, represent the earliest examples in France of ... More


From the Origins to Lully

Vincent Giroud

in French Opera: A Short History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117653
eISBN:
9780300168211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117653.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the history of French opera from its early origins to Jean-Baptiste Lully. It explains that before opera was introduced to France there was already a genre which included mixing ... More


Rethinking 1652

David Parrott

in 1652: The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the Fronde

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198797463
eISBN:
9780191838828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797463.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

The first section of the chapter offers an overview of the historiography of the Fronde, looking at the evolution of different interpretations and emphases from the eighteenth century to the present ... More


Mazarin’s Fall

David Parrott

in 1652: The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the 'Fronde'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198797463
eISBN:
9780191838828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797463.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

The chapter examines the crisis of authority that had emerged in early 1650 between cardinal Mazarin and Condé, and provides a character assessment of the two protagonists. Mazarin’s decision to ... More


Towards Stalemate

David Parrott

in 1652: The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the 'Fronde'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198797463
eISBN:
9780191838828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797463.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

Following Bléneau, Condé returned to Paris to consolidate relations with his allies, and to open negotiations with the crown. His main army was established to the south of Paris, at Étampes. But ... More


Transactional Politics and the Cankered Decade: France in the 1650s

David Parrott

in 1652: The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the 'Fronde'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198797463
eISBN:
9780191838828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797463.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

The conclusion explores the most fundamental development of the civil war: the need for both Condé and Mazarin to acquire and maintain military/political parties. It shows how the flaws in Condé’s ... More


Resurgent Collaboration: Revisiting Collaboration in French Crime Fiction of the 1980s

Claire Gorrara

in French crime fiction and the Second World War: Past crimes, present memories

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719082658
eISBN:
9781781704677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082658.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses representations of collaboration in French crime fiction of the 1980s. It begins by reviewing cultural stereotypes of collaboration in early post-war fiction and philosophy, ... More


“Se Sarà Fatto Pamphilio/I Barberini Andrano in Esilio”

Craig A. Monson

in Habitual Offenders: A True Tale of Nuns, Prostitutes, and Murderers in Seventeenth-Century Italy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226335339
eISBN:
9780226335476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226335476.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter charts the Barberini family’s decline after Urban VIII’s death and Antonio Barberini’s persecution by newly elected Innocent X, purportedly for Barberini’s role in the death of a ... More


Power to Appoint?

Alison Forrestal

in Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198785767
eISBN:
9780191827570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785767.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

De Paul was elevated to the new royal Council of Ecclesiastical Affairs in 1643, while the Richelieu family handed him direct rights over appointments to the benefices of two major abbeys and a ... More


Crisis and Revival, 1657–9

Alistair Malcolm

in Royal Favouritism and the Governing Elite of the Spanish Monarchy, 1640-1665

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791904
eISBN:
9780191834158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791904.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The events leading up to the signing of a peace at the Pyrenees in 1659 present a case study of the themes discussed over the course of this book: the valido’s fixation with war and foreign policy as ... More


After the Original: Hollar and Leonardo’s Salvator

Margaret Dalivalle, Martin Kemp, and Robert B. Simon

in Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198813835
eISBN:
9780191851575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813835.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 12 reviews the Bohemian artist Wencelaus Hollar’s 1650 etching of Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi, which, he stated, was made from the original painting. Can we identify Hollar’s model, and on what ... More


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