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Absolutism. Absolutism, the political doctrine and practice of unlimited centralized authority and absolute sovereignty, as vested especially in a monarch or dictator. The essence of an absolutist system is that the ruling power is not subject to regularized challenge or check by any other agency, be it judicial, legislative, religious,...What were the causes of absolutism?
Causes of European absolutism. The religious wars and the idea of the superiority by divine design are the triggers that give rise to the absolutist period. Even the kings took potions that, according to them made their veins look more blue than those of the rest, which made them suppose that they had blue blood.How did absolutism impact Europe?
Europe’s nobility saw absolutism as a complete loss of political power and influence. Absolutism was the governmental principle that the reigning monarch has a great, divine power, which is hindered by no one else within the country they rule.