Hungarian nobility

On the Issue of the Nobility in Trnava in the 17th and 18th CenturiesK problematike aristokracie v Trnave v 17. a v 18. storočí

Duchoňová, Diana

The case study attempts to review older opinions on the mostly negative impact of the nobility settling down in Hungarian towns. On the example of the free royal city of Trnava (Nagyszombat, Tyrnau), the author analyses the political and economic activities and the lifestyle of the nobility. By the 17th century the towns became temporary or permanent places of residence of the nobility, places where they received education, held official functions, spent their free time, acquired luxurious or precious goods and, last but not least, it was a place where they presented themselves.

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