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The Limits of Royal Authority: Resistance and Obedience in Seventeenth-Century Castile / Edition 1
     

The Limits of Royal Authority: Resistance and Obedience in Seventeenth-Century Castile / Edition 1

by John Elliott, MacKay Ruth, Ruth MacKay
 

ISBN-10: 0521033632

ISBN-13: 9780521033633

Pub. Date: 12/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In what is sometimes called the age of absolutism, Castilian nobles and commoners, tribunes and towns, were to a considerable degree able to resist and shape royal commands. This is a study of one such form of resistance: the opposition to military levies in the 1630s and 1640s. The assurance with which such a range of people addressed the crown reveals a

Overview

In what is sometimes called the age of absolutism, Castilian nobles and commoners, tribunes and towns, were to a considerable degree able to resist and shape royal commands. This is a study of one such form of resistance: the opposition to military levies in the 1630s and 1640s. The assurance with which such a range of people addressed the crown reveals a society in which a great number of people had a great deal to say about the definition and use of political power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521033633
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Early Modern History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Recruitment and royal authority; 2. Making soldiers of townsmen; 3. War, lords, and vassals; 4. Common claims; Conclusion; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

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