Jeanne E. Grant
For the Common Good
The Bohemian Land Law and the Beginning of the Hussite Revolution
kingdom, crown, and king that compelled them to defend the common good as they understood it.In For the Common Good: The Bohemian Land Law and the Beginning of the Hussite Revolution Jeanne E. Grant presents an interpretation of the mentality of leading nobles within the Czech kingdom to understand their political actions in the Hussite Revolution. The nobles’ viewpoint derived from a confluence of legal, political, and religious ideas. Analyzing these ideas in the law book written by Ondřej z Dubé, manifestos, and political documents, Jeanne E. Grant shows that both Hussite and Catholic representatives of the kingdom who participated in the revolution adhered to consistent and widespread conceptions of their relationship to the
Jeanne E. Grant, Ph.D. (2005), is Associate Professor of History at Metropolitan State University. She has published articles on late medieval Bohemia and world history.