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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... fortunes of the order, had probably risen to his high rank from that of a Ministeriale, a chancery official of unfree origin, at the court of Emperor Henry VI and his son Frederick II, the greatest of the Hohenstaufen emperors.
He accorded to the order the privilege that its Grand Master, when attending court, should be part of the royal household, and belong to the inner circle of the Emperor's advisers. Two brethren of the order were to be ...
It was Frederick's court and his administration which imprinted themselves upon the structure of the Teutonic Order. The history of medieval Europe seems still to be written far too much in European terms without giving more than scant ...
All the sons of a margrave were enfeoffed with the territory, though only the eldest represented the territory at the court of the Emperor. There, within the Empire, the Margraves of Brandenburg played an important role.
What developed fairly early on was a distinction between court officials and land officials, though during the thirteenth ... Courts soon developed into two types: the High Court of the Margrave, and the Lower Court of the advocatus, ...
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Interesting and thorough book on Prussia. But......When I began reading the book I got about half way through the first chapter and stopped. I considered returning it to the library unread. I have ... Đọc toàn bộ bài đánh giá
11 Frederick William IV
12 Prussia and Germany 18601871
13 Prussia in Germany
14 The end of Prussia
9 The War of Liberation