Chapter 5. The Sacrality of Kingship in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Papal, Imperial, National

  1. Francis Oakley

Published Online: 25 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693636.ch5

Kingship: The Politics of Enchantment

Kingship: The Politics of Enchantment

How to Cite

Oakley, F. (2006) The Sacrality of Kingship in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Papal, Imperial, National, in Kingship: The Politics of Enchantment, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693636.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226956

Online ISBN: 9780470693636

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Keywords:

  • sacrality;
  • kingship;
  • religious conditions;
  • carolingian rulers;
  • yahwist religion

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Emergence and Consolidation of the Papal Monarchy

  • The Fate of Imperial Sacrality

  • Kingship in France and England

  • The Divine Right of Kings