Crown and Nobility in Early Modern France (European History by Donna Bohanan

By Donna Bohanan

This ebook analyses the evolving courting among the French monarchy and the French the Aristocracy within the early glossy interval. New interpretations of the absolutist kingdom in France have challenged the orthodox imaginative and prescient of the interplay among the crown and elite society. by means of targeting the fight of primary govt to manage the outer edge, Bohanan hyperlinks the literature on collaboration, patronage and taxation with study at the social origins and constitution of provincial nobilities. 3 provinical examples, Provence, Dauphine and Brittany, illustrate the ways that elites organised and mobilised through vertical ties (ties of dependency in accordance with patronage) have been co-opted or subverted via the crown.

The monarchy's good fortune in elevating extra money from those pays d'etats depended on its skill to juggle a suite of alternative suggestions, each one conceived in response to the particularity of the social, political and institutional context of the province. Bohanan exhibits that the ideas and expedients hired via the crown various from province to province; conceived on anyone foundation, they undergo the symptoms of ad hoc responses instead of a gradnoise plan to centralise.

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