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French Renaissance monarchy

Francis I and Henry II

by Knecht, R. J.

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Published by Longman in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Francis I, King of France, 1494-1547.,
    • Henry II, King of France, 1519-1559.,
    • Valois, House of.,
    • Monarchy -- France -- History -- 16th century.,
    • France -- Kings and rulers -- Influence.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [128]-134) and index.

      StatementR.J. Knecht.
      SeriesSeminar studies in history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC113 .K584 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 145 p. :
      Number of Pages145
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL798470M
      ISBN 100582287073
      LC Control Number95034669

      Carolingian kings actively supported the study of religious texts which prepared monks, the “soldiers of Christ,” to lead their people to salvation. Their courts served as important centers for book collection, book production, and the dissemination of antique culture throughout the West. However, it was abbeys and monasteries that played the leading cultural role in the Carolingian. For your list of books, I want to do some addition: Ivan Solonevich, "People's Monarchy". This is the fundamental work that the Russian monarchist and anti-communist wrote in .

      Book Description. Professor Major's aim in these articles has been to stimulate new assessments of the political, constitutional and social history of France in the 15th - 17th centuries. The first group examines the nature of the Renaissance monarchy, its strengths and its weaknesses and lack of . French Renaissance Monarchy: Francis I and Henry II Book Author(s) Robert Jean Knecht Date Publisher Longman Pub place London Edition 2nd ed Volume Seminar studies in history List: HIH Section: Essay Question Next: 'Royal Authority and Justice during the French Previous: Renaissance and Reformation France, Library.

        Renaissance Monarchies, | The Great Powers in Conflict June 5, by Marge Anderson In early modern times, Western society was a group of states, each striving to grow, usually by annexing other states or at least bringing them under some sort of control. The Grandes Chroniques de France was a vernacular history that traced the French monarchy back to the ancient city of Troy, site of the Trojan War and legendary origin of the French monarchy. The Grandes Chroniques was first produced in the s and continuously updated until the early fourteenth century. Monk historiographers at the abbey of Saint-Denis first compiled the work by translating.


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Renaissance Monarchy approaches these and related issues in a revealing way, providing the first single-volume comparative history of the most renowned kings of the Renaissance: the Holy Roman Empire Charles V, Francis I of France and Henry VIII of England.

Bringing these three kings together, out of the relative isolation in which they are. The Rise of Monarchies: France, England, and SpainOne of the most significant developments in the three centuries leading up to the Renaissance period was the collapse of feudalism.

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