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The Struggles for the Royal Succession: From Mursili I to Muwattalli I (c. 1620–1400)

TREVOR BRYCE

in The Kingdom of the Hittites

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281329
eISBN:
9780191706752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281329.003.05
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

On his death, and in accordance with his wishes, Hattusili was succeeded by his grandson and adopted son Mursili as king of the Hittites. Perhaps intentionally, Mursili may well have been obliged to ... More


Visigothic Inheritance, Asturian Monarchy

Lucy K. Pick

in Her Father's Daughter: Gender, Power, and Religion in the Early Spanish Kingdoms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714320
eISBN:
9781501714344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714320.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores the background of why royal women in León-Castilla had access to their particular clusters of resources and norms. Visigothic inheritance patterns help explain their command of ... More


1153: The Treaty of Winchester

J. C. Holt

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the role of the 1153 Treaty of Winchester in the reign of King Stephen of England. The Treaty formally concluded the conflict between King Stephen and Empress Matilda's son ... More


A New Era Begins: From Tudhaliya I/II to Tudhaliya III (c.1400–1350)

TREVOR BRYCE

in The Kingdom of the Hittites

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281329
eISBN:
9780191706752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281329.003.06
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The assassination of Muwattalli was the final episode in the history of the period known as the Hittite Old Kingdom. The reign of his successor, Tudhaliya, marked what was effectively the beginning ... More


Introduction

Paulina Kewes and Andrew McRae

in Stuart Succession Literature: Moments and Transformations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198778172
eISBN:
9780191823626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778172.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

The Introduction sets the volume in its historiographical context, outlines the major issues and material to be covered, and establishes the volume’s purpose and principal methods. It explains the ... More


Conclusion

Charity Urbanski

in Writing History for the King: Henry II and the Politics of Vernacular Historiography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451317
eISBN:
9780801469725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451317.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book concludes by summarizing the reasons for Henry II's appropriation of vernacular historiography in Old French verse, the preferred genre of the Anglo-Norman aristocracy and clergy. It argues ... More


Succession

Joseph Hone

in Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198814078
eISBN:
9780191851728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814078.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter introduces and explores the full spectrum of positions on the succession across a range of texts responding to the deaths of William III and James II. It demonstrates the collapse of ... More


Introduction

Sara McDougall

in Royal Bastards: The Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198785828
eISBN:
9780191827631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785828.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Cultural History

The introduction provides an overview of the history of illegitimacy in medieval Europe and focuses in particular on addressing the prior scholarship on this subject. Scholars generally claim that ... More


‘Cleare as Is the Summers Sunne’?: Scottish Perspectives on Legal Learning, Parliamentary Power, and the English Royal Succession

Andrew RC Simpson

in Morality and Responsibility of Rulers: European and Chinese Origins of a Rule of Law as Justice for World Order

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199670055
eISBN:
9780191749438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199670055.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In sixteenth-century Europe, laws of royal succession were frequently presented as virtually inviolable. Attempts to alter them or interpret them in novel ways provoked fierce legal debate. For ... More


King and Nobility

Martyn Rady

in Customary Law in Hungary: Courts, Texts, and the Tripartitum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198743910
eISBN:
9780191803871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743910.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The relationship between king and nobility went back to events in the thirteenth century, when the notion of nobility as a status implying a personal connection to the ruler was first adumbrated. The ... More


Royal Entries, the City of London, and the Politics of Stuart Successions

Ian W. Archer

in Stuart Succession Literature: Moments and Transformations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198778172
eISBN:
9780191823626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778172.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Royal entries to the city of London formed part of the succession protocols and as a form of political communication offer an opportunity to explore the dialogue between the Crown and its subjects, ... More


Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne

Joseph Hone

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198814078
eISBN:
9780191851728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814078.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book is the first detailed study of the final Stuart succession crisis. It demonstrates for the first time the centrality of debates about royal succession to the literature and political ... More


All Hail to the Archpriest: Confessional Conflict, Toleration, and the Politics of Publicity in Post-Reformation England

Peter Lake and Michael Questier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198840343
eISBN:
9780191875922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840343.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This volume revisits the debates and disputes known collectively in the literature on late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England as the ‘Archpriest Controversy’. We argue that this was an ... More


Conclusion

Joseph Hone

in Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198814078
eISBN:
9780191851728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814078.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This conclusion draws together the findings of individual chapters. It establishes that literary culture at the start of the eighteenth century was fundamentally grounded on competing constructions ... More


Conclusion

Sara McDougall

in Royal Bastards: The Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198785828
eISBN:
9780191827631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785828.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Cultural History

Until well into the twelfth and thirteenth centuries legitimacy did not depend upon theological notions of valid marriage. It depended instead on ideas of kin and family, upon parental lineage. Even ... More


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