in The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History, 1350-1750
July 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .
Article. Subjects: History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History; Russian and Eastern European History. 15403 words.
This chapter analyses two different conceptions of monarchy in Northern and Eastern Europe. One, derived from medieval Catholic political philosophy, was based on the political consent of...
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