Absolute Monarchs

A comprehensive history of the papacy by the legendary British historian and author of the three-volume Byzantium series describes the defining relevance of papal authority to the Church, chronicling the unexpectedly violent and colorful ...

Absolute Monarchs

Absolute Monarchs

A comprehensive history of the papacy by the legendary British historian and author of the three-volume Byzantium series describes the defining relevance of papal authority to the Church, chronicling the unexpectedly violent and colorful historical events that have indelibly shaped the Pope's authority and station. Reprint. A best-selling book.

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Absolute Monarchs
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: John Julius Norwich
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05 - Publisher: Random House Incorporated

A comprehensive history of the papacy by the legendary British historian and author of the three-volume Byzantium series describes the defining relevance of papal authority to the Church, chronicling the unexpectedly violent and colorful historical events that have indelibly shaped the Pope's authority and station. Reprint. A best-selling book.
Absolute Monarchy and the Stuart Constitution
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: Glenn Burgess
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

The long-accepted standard view is that the gradual polarization of Court and Parliament during the reigns of James I and Charles I reflected the split between absolutists (who upheld the divine right of the monarchy to rule) and constitutionalists (who resisted tyranny by insisting the monarch was subject to law)
Provincial Power and Absolute Monarchy
Language: en
Pages: 460
Authors: Julian Swann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-08-21 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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The Institutions of France Under the Absolute Monarchy, 1598-1789, Volume 2
Language: en
Pages: 783
Authors: Roland Mousnier
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Mousnier continues his massive and masterly history of France's transition from the Old Regime to the New. Mousnier's subject is the organization of the state, from the Council at the summit to the most humble clerks, guards, and attendants. He traces the gradual transformation of France from a judiciary state
Monarchy
Language: en
Pages: 47
Authors: Jennifer Fandel
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07 - Publisher: The Creative Company

Discusses what a monarchy is, how it differs from a constitutional monarchy, and the history of this form of government and introduces current and past monarchs.

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