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From Ambassador to Cardinal? Francisco de Vargas at the papal court (1559-63)

Abstract:

Scholars of diplomacy have shown how the embassy in early modern Europe was a forum for exchanges: not just of gifts and communiqués, but of statuses, loyalties and of political ambition too. Diplomats and agents sought to win friends for their princes abroad, but could also find themselves as part of new networks, institutions and alliances. Nowhere was this more the case than at the papal court, where opportunities often opened up for ambassadors to enter papal service and advance their ca...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, History Faculty
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Editorial UNED Publisher's website
Publication date:
2016-04-05
URN:
uuid:7c2006a1-266d-40f2-8582-d2b35b81016c
Source identifiers:
607755
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pubs:607755
ISBN:
978-84-362-7006-8

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