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Commynes on Kingship1

Joël Blanchard

in War, Government and Power in Late Medieval France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236955
eISBN:
9781846314421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236955.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the power and exercise of kingship by analysing the ideas of the French writer and diplomat Philippe de Commynes. Unlike most of his contemporaries, who accorded almost divine ... More


War, Government and Power in Late Medieval France

Christopher Allmand (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236955
eISBN:
9781846314421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314421
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The essays in this book portray the public life of late medieval France, which established its position as a leader of western European society in the early modern world. A central theme is the ... More


The politic history of early Stuart parliaments

Noah Millstone

in Writing the history of parliament in Tudor and early Stuart England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719099588
eISBN:
9781526139030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099588.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This essay traces the development of a particular way of writing the history of parliament: the politic history. A creation of the late Renaissance, politic histories preferred to explain events ... More


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