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.
|Title of host publication||The Hanoverian Succession in Great Britain and its Empire|
|Editors||Brent S. Sirota, Allan I. Macinnes|
|Publisher||Boydell & Brewer|
|Number of pages||19|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Oct 2019|
|Name||Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History|
|Publisher||Boydell and Brewer|
- 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)
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.