Urban History

The Welcoming Ceremony of Charles V in the City of Murcia and the Signification of the Monarchy-City Relationship (6 December 1541)

Cultural history has gained momentum during the last few years in the comprehension of early modern polities. Rituals, discourses and ceremonies have been conceived as ideological mechanisms of legitimation and reproduction of political orders. The narrative by Francisco Cascales of the welcoming ceremony celebrated by the city of Murcia (Spain) for Charles V in 1541 […]