The Jacobites at Urbino: An Exiled Court in Transition

Hardcover | December 15, 2008

byEdward Corp

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Describes the Stuart Court in exile after it left France, having been joined by many Scottish Jacobites following the failure of the Rising of 1715.

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Describes the Stuart Court in exile after it left France, having been joined by many Scottish Jacobites following the failure of the Rising of 1715.

EDWARD CORP is Professor of British History, University of Toulouse, France. He has curated and written the catalogues of two major exhibitions, La Cour des Stuarts Saint-Germain-en-Laye au temps de Louis XIV (Chteau de Saint-Germain, 1992) and The King over the Water, 1688-1766 (Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 2001). His other pu...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.84 × 5.68 × 0.74 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230220045

ISBN - 13:9780230220041

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
A Note on Sources
Introduction
From Avignon to Pesaro
The Kings First Visit to Rome
The Palazzo Ducale at Urbino
The Jacobite Courtiers
Life at the Court
Friction and Frustration
The Music of the Court
James III and the Papacy
The Planned Move to Castel Gandolfo
The Kings Second Visit to Rome
The Palazzo del Re in Rome
Changes at the Court During The Nineteen
The Kings Marriage at Montefiascone
Appendices

Editorial Reviews

"If court culture was ultimately about power, what should we make of the courts of the powerless, those built around dethroned, exiled royal dynasties?  In The Jacobites at Urbino, Edward Corp provides a thought-provoking answer. 
"Corp's study is an important contribution to both court and Jacobite studies, and will be of interest to scholars in both fields."
Daniel Szechi, The Times Literary Supplement