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Wesselényi István és fiai Bethlen Gábor környezetében

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dc.coverage.spatial Erdély
dc.coverage.temporal 17. sz.
dc.creator Várkonyi, Gábor
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-13T11:27:19Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-13T11:27:19Z
dc.date.created 2014
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.uri https://eda.eme.ro/xmlui/handle/10598/30584
dc.description.abstract Throughout the last decades research on the connections between the Hungarian and Transylvanian political elite of the Early Modern Period has become particularly important for Hungarian historiography. Investigating the Hungarian Wesselényi family of County Nógrád is signifi cant exactly because of the alternations and developments of Hungarian and Transylvanian society. The rise of Wesselényi family is in parallel with other aristocratic families in Hungary who achieved a quickly rising and distinguished career at the end of the sixteenth century. The milieu of the Báthory family and the age-long links between Transylvania, the North-Hungarian region and Poland both had a relevant role in the family’s career. However, these links were made hard to follow by the different aims of different powers (e.g. an independent Principality of Transylvania and dynastic politics of the Habsburgs) and by the division in religion. Gabriel Bethlen’s campaigns in Hungary are instructive regarding the career of the Wesselényi family. Although the Catholic Wesselényis were well-fitted part of Hungarian aristocracy, they were also part of Gabriel Bethlen’s political circle. Bethlen laid huge emphasis on winning the Hungarian aristocracy for himself. A good example for this is when he allowed entrance to the sons of István Wesselényi, Ferenc (who later became palatine of Hungary) and his younger brother, Miklós. István Wesselényi was due to thank his Transylvanian relatives and connections for Bethlen’s trust. However, as a Hungarian Catholic, Wesselényi was exposed to intrigue against him, as it is known from his correspondence with Imre Thurzó. He was accused of receiving certain Polish gentlemen unbeknown to Bethlen, and had plays ridiculing the Prince performed in his court. Nonetheless, Wesselényi maintained his good relations with Imre Th urzó, as well as with Bethlen who counted on the services of the younger Wesselényi, Ferenc, even though he must have known about his father’s good relationship with Miklós Eszterházy, the prince’s main political enemy. The career of István Wesselényi and his sons prove that the family emerging from the court of the Polish king, István Báthory, could nourish its connections both in Hungary and Transylvania even under the new circumstances.
dc.description.tableofcontents 214-221. old.
dc.format Adobe PDF
dc.language.iso hun
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Edélyi Múzeum-Egyesület
dc.rights Erdélyi Múzeum-Egyesület
dc.source Edélyi Múzeum-Egyesület
dc.subject Bethlen Gábor
dc.subject történelem
dc.subject politikai elit
dc.subject Magyar Királyság
dc.subject Erdély
dc.subject Wesselényi család
dc.subject Esterházy Miklós
dc.subject Thurzó Imre
dc.subject társadalmi mobilitás
dc.subject családi karrier
dc.title Wesselényi István és fiai Bethlen Gábor környezetében
dc.title.alternative István Wesselényi and his Sons in the Entourage of Gabriel Bethlen
dc.type article
dcterms.provenance Erdélyi Múzeum-Egyesület
europeana.provider Erdélyi Múzeum-Egyesület
europeana.unstored Erdélyi Múzeum-Egyesület
europeana.type TEXT
dcterms.medium paper


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