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Author Pursell, Brennan C., 1967-

Title The winter king : Frederick V of the Palatinate and the coming of the Thirty Years' War / Brennan C. Pursell.

Published Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2002.

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 UniM Bail  943.435041092 PURS    AVAILABLE
Physical description 320 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: Frederick V and the Thirty Years' War 1 -- 1. Signs of Impending Disaster? 11 -- Imperial Constitution 11 -- Protagonist: Frederick V 17 -- Palatinate in a European Context 23 -- An Inevitable Religious War? 31 -- 2. Rebellion in Bohemia: a Local Crisis 43 -- Ferdinand of Styria, King of Bohemia 45 -- Uprising Begins 46 -- Palatine Involvement 48 -- Anglo-Spanish Nexus 53 -- Rebellion Wavers 57 -- 3. Elections of 1619: an Imperial Crisis 65 -- Interregnum 65 -- Palatine Vote 68 -- Bohemian and Imperial Elections 72 -- Final Decision 76 -- Frederick I, King of Bohemia 80 -- 4. New King, 1619-1620 93 -- Palatine-Bohemian Regime 94 -- Progress 97 -- A Birth and a Ban 101 -- Tide Turns 103 -- Defense Falters 107 -- End of the Regime 113 -- 5. Palatine Crisis, 1620-1621 123 -- Rebellion Collapses 123 -- Common Cause and Protestant Cause 126 -- Segeberg 128 -- English Dimension 131 -- Defense of the Palatinate 137 -- Digby's Embassy 140 -- Between War and Peace 145 -- 6. Frederick at War, 1622 165 -- Palatine Tactics 166 -- Rex Pacificus 169 -- On Campaign 171 -- English Intercession 175 -- Steps Toward Peace 178 -- Violence Prevails 182 -- Loss of the Palatinate 185 -- 7. Undermining the Anglo-Spanish Peace, 1623 195 -- Palatine Policy 195 -- Journey to Spain 199 -- Match Dissolves 205 -- Yet Another Match 208 -- 8. Rise and Fall of The Hague Alliance, 1624-1626 217 -- War or Negotiations? 217 -- Quest for an Alliance 224 -- Annus Mirabilis, 1625 231 -- Hague Alliance 235 -- 'Catholic' Side 242 -- Frederick and his God 244 -- 9. Tragedy and Deliverance, 1627-1632 255 -- End of the Empire's Wars 255 -- Frederick V 257 -- Ferdinand II 262 -- Swedish Invasion 267 -- Last Campaign 270 -- 10. Closure 285 -- To Westphalia 285 -- Problem of Religious War 287 -- Frederick the Man 293.
Subject Frederick I, King of Bohemia, 1596-1632.
Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648 -- Causes.
Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648 -- Historiography.
Palatinate (Germany) -- History.
Bohemia (Czech Republic) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Holy Roman Empire -- Politics and government.
ISBN 0754634019 (alk. paper)