Transregional lordship and the Italian Renaissance : René de Challant, 1504-1565 / Matthew Vester.

René de Challant, whose holdings ranged from northwestern Italy to the Alps and over the mountains into what is today western Switzerland and eastern France, was an Italian and transregional dynast. The spatially-dispersed kind of lordship that he practiced and his lifetime of service to the house...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Cambridge)
Main Author: Vester, Matthew A. (Matthew Allen) (Author)
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2020]
Series:Renaissance history, art and culture.
Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Table of Contents
  • Maps and Tables
  • Abbreviations
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. On the edge of the Italian Renaissance
  • 2. René's early career to 1536
  • 3. René's growing influence during the war years, 1536-1553
  • 4. René and Duke Emanuel Filibert
  • 5. Kinship and noble life
  • 6. The Challant political networks
  • 7. Finance and brokerage
  • 8. Lordship
  • 9. The embodiment of spatial politics
  • About the author
  • Index