town's elites

Relationships among Town's Elites: A Case Study from Modra, Pezinok and Svätý Jur during the Years 1600 - 1720

Duchoň, Michal

Family relationships played a significant role among the members of town's elites. Marriage was one of the key tools for family continuity. Creating new personal and family connections, marriages strengthened existing social, economic and political relationships. Marriages gave legitimacy for the new born children, concentrated property and created continuity of elite per se.

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