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Author Thomas, Andrew L.

Title A house divided : Wittelsbach confessional court cultures in the Holy Roman Empire, c. 1550-1650 / by Andrew L. Thomas.

Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  943.303 THOM    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 403 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions, 1573-4188 ; v. 150.
Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions ; v. 150.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Reflecting dynastic destinies : Mirror of prince literature and Wittelsbach education -- Patronage and piety : the confessionalization of Wittelsbach courts in Heidelberg and Munich -- Confessional frontiers and border wars : the confessionalization of Bavaria and the Palatinate -- Wedding bells and cannon fire : Wittelsbach confessional diplomacy -- A winter's tale : the "Winter King" and the court at Prague -- Image-breaking : iconoclasm and identity crisis -- Clarion calls : White Mountain and Wittelsbach legitimacy -- Metamorphosis : the Palatinate in transition and the "Bohemian" court in exile at The Hague -- Appendix A: Wittelsbach genealogy (1300-1550) -- Appendix B: Palatine Wittelsbachs genealogy (1550-1650) -- Appendix C: Bavarian Wittelsbachs genealogy (1550-1650).
Subject Wittelsbach, House of.
Royal houses -- Germany -- History.
Church and state -- Germany -- History.
Reformation -- Germany.
Bavaria (Germany) -- Courts and courtiers -- History.
Palatinate (Germany) -- Courts and courtiers -- History.
Bavaria (Germany) -- Religious life and customs.
Palatinate (Germany) -- Religious life and customs.
Holy Roman Empire -- History -- Ferdinand I, 1556-1564.
Holy Roman Empire -- History -- Ferdinand II, 1619-1637.
ISBN 9789004183568 (hardback : alk. paper)