Monarchy and Exile

The Politics of Legitimacy from Marie de Médicis to Wilhelm II

  • Philip Mansel
  • Torsten Riotte

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction: Monarchical Exile

    1. Philip Mansel, Torsten Riotte
      Pages 1-13
  3. Varieties of Exile

  4. The Stuarts

  5. French Exiles

  6. Adversaries to Nation-Building

  7. Epilogue Kaiser Wilhelm II

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 353-361

About this book


Using detailed studies of fifteen exiled royal figures, the role of Exile in European Society and in the evolution of national cultures is examined. From the Jacobite court to the exiled Kings' of Hanover, the book provides an alternative history of monarchical power from the 16th to 20th century.


20th century Europe exile history monarchy Napoleon Russia

Editors and affiliations

  • Philip Mansel
    • 1
  • Torsten Riotte
    • 2
  1. 1.LondonUK
  2. 2.Goethe UniversityFrankfurtGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-32066-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-32179-3
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