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2012 | 27 | 2 | 237-261
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Z poddaného sirotka Jiříka Albrechta urozeným vladykou Zbudovským z Ebenberka. K sociální a geografické mobilitě a kariérním strategiím v Čechách v 1. polovině 17. století

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From the Serf Jiřík Albrecht to the Noble Squire Zbudovský of Ebenberg. Social and geographic mobility and career strategies in Bohemia in the first half of the 17th century
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The life story of Jiří Albrecht Zbudovský is a model example of a career strategy, which enabled members of lower social classes to exceed the geographic and social horizon of an early modern village. Zbudovský achieved an outstanding social rise in the revolutionary period of the first half of the 17th century when most of the Bohemians experienced a deep material downfall and existential threat. This common villager became successful as a patrimonial officer thanks to his education and natural character. After the defeat of the Bohemian estate uprising, he became a personal secretary to the new legitimate nobleman, General Baltazar Maradas; he was released from serfdom for his loyal service and finally ennobled by the emperor. After his patron’s death, Zbudovský drew on his social capital which he had created, became established among the Prague burgesses and built effective bonds with the Prague patriciate. Despite this, he identified himself with the people of his native village throughout his life.
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27
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2
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237-261
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  • Státní oblastní archiv v Třeboni, Zámek 110, 379 11 Třeboň, Czech Republic
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