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Provincial Assemblies

John Hardman

in Overture to Revolution: The 1787 Assembly of Notables and the Crisis of France's Old Regime

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585779
eISBN:
9780191595325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585779.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

From about 1750 the theoretically absolute monarchy considered ways of devolving certain matters to regional bodies. The paradox can be resolved by saying that the crown was seeking to enlist on its ... More


Knight's Estates: A Special Class of Property

Scott Eddie

in Landownership in Eastern Germany Before the Great War: A Quantitative Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198201663
eISBN:
9780191718434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201663.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Knight's estates (Rittergüter), originally intended to sustain a knight obligated to bear arms for his monarch, later became simply politically privileged properties. By the mid-1850s non-noble ... More


Church Property and Finance

Norman Doe

in Canon Law in the Anglican Communion: A Worldwide Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267829
eISBN:
9780191683381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267829.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the canon law of Anglican Communion churches covering finance and church property. The overriding principle which emerges in the laws of all the churches of the Anglican ... More


Feudalism, Venality, and Revolution: Provincial Assemblies in Late-Old Regime France

Stephen Miller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526148377
eISBN:
9781526158352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526148384
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Feudalism, venality, and revolution is about the political and social order revealed by the monarchy’s most ambitious effort to reform its institutions, the introduction of participatory assemblies ... More


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