Some Hidden Thunder: Hanover, Saxony and the Management of Political Union, 1697–1763

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Abstract

This article compares the unions of Saxony with Poland-Lithuania and Hanover with Great Britain. It analyses the similarties and differences between the two unions, arguing that while the Hanoverians broadly respected the political system in Britain, working within it, Poland-Lithuania's Saxon monarchs did not.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Hanoverian Succession in Great Britain and its Empire
EditorsBrent S. Sirota, Allan I. Macinnes
PublisherBoydell & Brewer
Pages193-211
Number of pages19
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9781787445468
ISBN (Print)9781783274499
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2019

Publication series

NameStudies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History
PublisherBoydell and Brewer

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Keywords

  • History of Poland-Lithuania
  • History of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
  • Political Union
  • History of Hanover
  • History of Saxony

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

Cite this

Frost, R. I. (2019). Some Hidden Thunder: Hanover, Saxony and the Management of Political Union, 1697–1763. In B. S. Sirota, & A. I. Macinnes (Eds.), The Hanoverian Succession in Great Britain and its Empire (1 ed., pp. 193-211). (Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History). Boydell & Brewer.