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Ideas on royal power in the French Wars of Religion: the influence of René Choppin’s De Domanio Franciae (1574)

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René Choppin (1537–1606) was one of the most cited French lawyers of the sixteenth century, and yet his contribution to intellectual history has gone curiously unexamined. This article considers the reception of his most important work, De Domanio Franciae (1574), in the political thought of the 1570s and early 1580s. It shows that Choppin was particularly influential in two key areas: the question of the inalienability of the French domain, and the role of ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/fh/craa022

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2082-5179
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
French History More from this journal
Volume:
34
Issue:
2
Pages:
141-160
Publication date:
2020-05-16
Acceptance date:
2020-01-01
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EISSN:
1477-4542
ISSN:
0269-1191
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1241207
Local pid:
pubs:1241207
Deposit date:
2023-03-27

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