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Spanish Diplomacy And The Church Subsidy

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This chapter addresses three aspects of the negotiations in Rome for papal concessions between 1529 and 1556. First, it examines the obstacles, ranging from reluctant popes to French objections, that the ambassadors had to overcome to obtain these concessions. These obstacles illustrate the often hostile diplomatic climate in Rome and Spanish attempts to maneuver within it. Second, the terms and conditions for each concession were central to these negotiations, because they could determine the size of the concessions, how the concessions were used, and the ease with which the monies were transferred to royal coffers. Third, the chapter examines the Assembly?s efforts to appeal to and to influence the pope. Royal ambassadors, in turn, monitored the Assembly?s agents in Rome, countering their assertions of royal excesses or abuses. The papacy then acted as arbiter between the crown and the clergy.

Keywords: clergy; crown; French objections; negotiations; papacy; papal concessions; reluctant popes; Rome; royal coffers; Spanish attempts

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