Aggressive and Violent Peasant Elites in the Nordic by Ulla Koskinen

By Ulla Koskinen

This ebook investigates the types that the aggression and violence of peasant elites might absorb early glossy Fennoscandia, and their position inside of society. The members spotlight the social stratification, internal divisions, contradictions and conflicts of the peasant groups, but in addition concentrate on the elite as leaders of resistance opposed to the professionals. With the formation of extra centralised states, the elites’ prestige and room for employer reduced, yet neighborhood and temporal adaptations have been nice during this particularly drawn-out technique, and there nonetheless remained numerous beneficial contexts for his or her organisation. even if the peasant elite was once now not a homogenous entity, the chapters during this assortment current us one uniting function – the peasant elites’ tendency to claim themselves with an lively and competitive organization, no matter if this resulted in very assorted outcomes.

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By Ulla Koskinen

This ebook investigates the types that the aggression and violence of peasant elites might absorb early glossy Fennoscandia, and their position inside of society. The members spotlight the social stratification, internal divisions, contradictions and conflicts of the peasant groups, but in addition concentrate on the elite as leaders of resistance opposed to the professionals. With the formation of extra centralised states, the elites’ prestige and room for employer reduced, yet neighborhood and temporal adaptations have been nice during this particularly drawn-out technique, and there nonetheless remained numerous beneficial contexts for his or her organisation. even if the peasant elite was once now not a homogenous entity, the chapters during this assortment current us one uniting function – the peasant elites’ tendency to claim themselves with an lively and competitive organization, no matter if this resulted in very assorted outcomes.

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Indeed, the programme to eliminate internal struggle and blood revenge stands as one of the main themes in Speculum Regale (the king’s mirror) and in the kings’ sagas of the thirteenth century and also figuring as a central element in royal ideology. Another Norwegian historian, Erik Opsahl, has focused on the prevailing feud mechanisms in political conflicts in the Late Middle Ages, which involved both kings and magnates. 10 For Opsahl, it is also interesting that archbishop Olav Engelbrektsson, in 1529, publicly announced his feud with the nobleman Vincens Lunge in a way similar to the one Vincens had used to announce his feud with the nobleman Henrik Krummedike earlier.

Social Relations: Property and Power. Rural Economy and Society in North-Western Europe, 500–2000 (Turnhout: Brepols), pp. ) Social Relations: Property and Power.  232–242.  54. ) Landbon, ladan och lagen och Hägnaderna, arbetstiden och bygdelaget samt ytteligare 20 agrarhistoriska artiklar (Stockholm: Kungl.  290–291.  158–160; Dørum, Knut (1996) Oppløsningen av skyldeiesystemet. En studie av eiendomsformer og eierinteresser knyttet til jord i Norge, ca. 1600–1800 (Oslo: Tingbokprosjektet), p.

They succeeded in obtaining concessions that would henceforth prohibit foreigners from enjoying positions in either the royal or the ecclesiastical administration and recognition for their general condemnation of all the injustice and sufferings that these “men of violence” from abroad had caused. 18 At the same time, the king declared that the Norwegian Council of the Realm had “cancelled all feud and disagreement” (afflyst all ffeigde oc vsemiia) concerning all those involved; every man should henceforth enjoy “friendship and love” (winskap oc kierligheyt).

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