Noble Strategies in an Early Modern Small State: The Mahuet of Lorraine

Noble Strategies in an Early Modern Small State: The Mahuet of Lorraine

by Charles T. Lipp

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580463966
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Series: Changing Perspectives on Early Modern Europe Series
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction: A More Typical Portrait 1

Chapter 1 Becoming Noble in a Small State 32

Chapter 2 An Uncertain Exile: Marc-Antoine de Mahuet in the Court of Charles of Lorraine 59

Chapter 3 Surviving the Sun King: The Mahuet in French-Occupied Lorraine 89

Chapter 4 The Limits to Success: Jean-Francois de Mahuet and the Grand Prévôté de Saint-Dié 114

Conclusion: Strategies of Status and Small-State Nobles 134

Appendixes

1 Genealogies of the Mahuet, Battel, Richard, and d'Hoffelize Families 145

2 The Dukes of Lorraine, 1473-1737 151

3 A Statistical Survey of the Lorrain Anoblis 152

Notes 169

Bibliography 225

Index 241

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