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Dynastic Politics and the British Reformations, 1558-1630

Michael Questier

Abstract

This volume deals with royal dynastic politics during the post-Reformation period. The royal succession and the business of marriage into other royal and princely families were central to public politics. But the Reformation raised questions in some parts of Europe about how far hereditary right was necessarily the key to deciding the path of the succession, and whether other issues might not be taken into account in identifying where and with whom royal power should be located and whether the sovereign should, under certain circumstances, have to make concessions to particular readings of spi ... More

Keywords: Reformation, British Isles, England, Scotland, Ireland, Catholicism, Protestantism, European dynastic politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198826330
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198826330.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Questier, author
Senior Research Fellow, University of Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN