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Limits of Royal Authority
By Ruth MacKay

The Limits of Royal Authority

Resistance and Obedience in Seventeenth-century Castile

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Limits of Royal Authority by Ruth MacKay

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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. Whereas there was little open conflict, there was sometimes a surprising degree of autonomy, rights and reciprocity on the part of the king's vassals. This is a study of one such form of resistance: the opposition to military levies. This opposition took place during a period of crisis, during the 1630s and 1640s, when the Crown's need to raise an army came into conflict with a notion of kingship that was far from absolute. From the king's advisory councils to parliament, from city councils and seigneurial estates, to the most humble villages, Castilians had recourse to a wide range of political and juridictional means with which to dispute the king's claims and avoid conscription.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521033633
ISBN-10: 0521033632
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Pages: 212
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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