IMC 2003: Sessions

Session 1016: Royal Authority and Noble Power: The Relationship between the Crown and Nobility during Changes of Dynasties in Medieval Hungary and Croatia

Wednesday 16 July 2003, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Department of Historical Research of Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts - Croatian Institute of History - Faculty of Arts in Pula
Organiser:Damir Karbić, Institute of Historical & Social Sciences, Croatian Academy of Sciences & Arts, Zagreb
Moderator/Chair:Zoran Ladic, Institute of Historical Research, Croatian Academy of Sciences & Arts, Zagreb
Paper 1016-aSupporting the Angevin Pretenders: the Subici of Bribir and Installation of the Angevins in the Kingdom of Hungary-Croatia
(Language: English)
Damir Karbić, Institute of Historical & Social Sciences, Croatian Academy of Sciences & Arts, Zagreb
Index terms: Genealogy and Prosopography, Military History, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History
Paper 1016-b'Illustrious Prince' or 'Bohemian Swine': Aristocracy and Nobility of Southern Hungary, Slavonia and Croatia between the Angevins and the Luxemburgs
(Language: English)
Marija Karbić, Department of Medieval History, Croatian Institute of History, Zagreb
Index terms: Genealogy and Prosopography, Military History, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History
Paper 1016-cBetween Dynastic Struggles and Ottoman Invasion: Croatian Aristocracy and Nobility towards Central Authority at the End of the 15th Century
(Language: English)
Ivan Jurkovic, Faculty of Arts, University of Pula / Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Index terms: Genealogy and Prosopography, Military History, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History
Abstract

Moments of changes of dynasties usually caused great political disturbances in medieval kingdoms and enabled aristocracy in usurping prerogatives of royal power to a greater or lesser extent. In this session will be explored attitude and relationship of nobles towards the crown In such moments on the examples from medieval Kingdom of Hungary-Croatia. In the first paper will be discussed the relationship of one of the most poverfull Croatian magnate family, the Subici of Bribir, towards the Angevines during their succession of former dynasty of the Arpads. In the second paper will be explored crisis following the extinction of the male line of the Angevines and coming of Sigismund of Luxemburg to power in southern areas of Hungary and in medieval Slavonia and Croatia and the attitude and acting of noblemen from these areas during the civil war. The third paper discusses the relationship between Croatian aristocratic families and lower nobility towards central royal authority during the end of reign of King Matthias Corvinus and ensuing conflict between his son Duke John and the Jagiellonians at the eve of Ottoman invasion.