Early Modern State

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Early Modern State

Establishment of monarchies and characteristics of the Early Modern State in Europe.

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hist 158 - EARLY MODERN EUROPE Lecture 3

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HIST 158 1st Edition Lecture 14 Outline of Last Lecture I. Discussion of autobiography as a genre II. Modena’s self presentation in a negative light III. The Renaissance of National Monarchies Outline of Current Lecture I. 100 Years War II. Wars of Religion III. Feudal Monarchy IV. Characteristics of the Early Modern State Current Lecture I. 100 Years War a. Transition from Capet to Valois dynasty i. Because Capet (French King) died in 1320s without son to take the throne ii. His brother and the Valois family took over b. This is a result of the principle of masculinity II. Wars of Religion a. Transition from Valois to Bourbon dynasty b. King Henry agreed to become Catholic ending the war c. Principle of Catholicity i. Successors of the throne had to be Catholic in France III. Feudal Monarchy: the theories a. Clergy (major intellectuals) became loyal to monarchies i. Further justified the King’s centralized power b. Feudal Law: These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.

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