A History of Prussia
Routledge, 13 thg 10, 2014 - 336 trang
In little more than two centuries Prussia rose from medieval obscurity and the devastation of the Thirty Years War to become the dominant power of continental Europe. Her rulers rose from Electors to Kings, and from Kings to Emperors. It is a dramatic story, and H. W. Koch fills a major gap in English-language literature with this comprehensive account. It traces the origins and rise of the Prussian state from the thirteenth century to the causes and consequences of its incorporation into the German Empire.
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Below the Grand Master were the offices of the central administration: the Grosskomtur, the Ordensmarschall or Grossmarschall, the Spinier (hospitaller), the Tressler (treasurer) and the Trapier (quartermaster).
... but as the practicability of that venture began to recede more and more into the realm of pious hopes and intentions, the order began to envisage firm settlement combined with missionary activity in eastern central Europe.
It was not until the fourteenth century, when there was a decline of imperial central power, that many castles were built. In some cases the knights felt sufficiently independent to build these themselves; alternatively they were ...
... particularly in times when the central authority grew weaker as was the case after the extinction of the House of the Askanians. During the course of the thirteenth century, administrative and executive power was delegated to the ...
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11 Frederick William IV
12 Prussia and Germany 18601871
13 Prussia in Germany
14 The end of Prussia
9 The War of Liberation