The free-holders grand inquest touching our Sovereign Lord the King and his Parliament to which are added observations upon forms of government : together with directions for obedience to governours in dangerous and doubtful times.

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  • Political science -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Witchcraft.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1603-1714.

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Other titlesFree holders grand inquest touching our Sovereign Lord the King and his Parliament, Free holders grand inquest touching our Sovereign Lord the King and his Parliament.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1460:32.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination372 p. in various pagings.
Number of Pages372
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Open LibraryOL16703353M

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Filmer, Robert, Sir, d. Author: Robert Filmer. Get this from a library. The free-holders grand inquest, touching Our Sovereign Lord the King and his Parliament to which are added observations upon forms of government: together with directions for obedience to governours in dangerous and doubtful times.

[Robert Filmer, Sir]. THE Free-holders GRAND INQUEST Touching Our Sovereign Lord the King, and His Parliament. EVery Free-holder that hath a Voice in the Election of Knights, Citizens, or Burges∣ses for the Parliament, ought to know with what Power he trusts those whom he chooseth, because such Trust is the Foundation of the Power of the House of Commons.

The free-holders grand inquest, touching our sovereign lord the King and His parliament. To which are added Observations upon forms of government. Together with directions for obedience to governours in dangerous and doubtful times.

As for the English constitution, he asserted in his Freeholders Grand Inquest touching our Sovereign Lord the King and his Parliament () that the Lords give counsel only to the king, that the Commons are to perform and consent only to the ordinances of Parliament, and that the king alone is the maker of laws, which derive their power purely.

THE Free-holders GRAND INQUEST Touching Our Sovereign Lord the King, and His Parliament. section. Of Privilege of Parliaments. THE POWER OF KINGS: And in Particular, Of the KING of ENGLAND.

AN ADVERTISEMENT TO THE JURY-MEN of ENGLAND, TOUCHING WITCHES. concerning this Book and his other Political Dis∣courses. THE. The free-holders grand inquest, touching our sovereign lord the King and his Parliament.

To which are added Observations upon the forms of government. Together with Directions for obedience to governours in dangerous and doubtful times. By the learned Sir Robert Filmer, knight London, printed in the year Free-Holders Grand Inquest, Touching Our Sovereign Lord the King and His Parliament.

To Which Are Added Observations upon Forms of Government. Together with Directions for Obedience to Governours in D Filmer, Robert.

[ Book: ] View online (access conditions) At Edith Cowan Uni. With regard to the English constitution, he asserted, in his Freeholders Grand Inquest touching our Sovereign Lord the King and his Parliament (), that the Lords give counsel only to the king, that the Commons are to perform and consent only to the ordinances of parliament, and that the king alone is the maker of laws which derive their.

The free-holders grand inquest, touching our sovereign lord the king and his parliament. T o which are added observations upon forms of government. Together with directions for obedience to governours in dangerous and doubtful times.

The free-holders grand inquest touching our Sovereign Lord the King and his Parliament: to which are added observations upon forms of government together with directions for obedience to governours in dangerous and doubtful times / by: Filmer, Robert, Sir, d.

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The Anarchy of a Limited or Mixed Monarchy. The Necessity of the Absolute Power of all Kings. Observations concerning the Originall of Government. Patriarcha: or the Natural Power of Kings. MARTIN FOTHERBY.

The Free-Holders Grand Inquest Touching Our Sovereaigne Lord the king and His Parliament and The Anarchy of a Limited or Mixed Monarchy. Para doxically, Filmer's detestation of any form of mixed government led him, during the Interregnum, to embrace a stance very close to that of the so-called de facto theorists.

The Free-Holders Grand Inquest Touching Our Sovereign Lord the King and his Parliament. To which are added Observations upon Forms of Government. Together with Directions for Obedience to Governours in Dangerous and Doubtful Times. FILMER Robert Sir.

THE Free-holders GRAND INQUEST Touching Our Sovereign Lord the King, and His Parliament. EVery Free-holder that hath a Voice in the Election of Knights, Citizens, or Burges­ses for the Parliament, ought to know with what Power he trusts those whom he chooseth, because such Trust is the Foundation of the Power of the House of Commons.

The free-holders grand inquest, touching our sovereign lord the King and his parliament. To which are added Observations upon forms of government. Together with Directions for obedience to governours in dangerous and doubtful times.

(London, Printed for R. Royston, ), by Robert Filmer (page images at HathiTrust). Filmer (Sir Rob.) The Free – holders Grand Inquest, Touching Our Sovereign Lord the King and His Parliament.

8vo L. Fourth, engd. port. frontis, title ruled with dble. red lines, [14] 1 – 88, [12] 89 –[8] –[2], –cont. panel calf, worn. (1). Works by Robert Filmer (view other items matching `Robert Filmer`, view all matches)view other items matching `Robert Filmer`, view all matches).

10 found. FILMER: 'PATRIARCHA' AND OTHER WRITINGS by Sir Robert Filmer, Johann P. Sommerville (Editor), Raymond Geuss ISBN: books from Pickabook THE FREE-HOLDERS GRAND INQUEST TOUCHING OUR SOVEREIGN LORD THE KING AND HIS PARLIAMENT TO WHICH ARE ADDED OBSERVATIONS UPON FORMS OF.

Cobbett's Paper Against Gold: Containing the History and Mystery of the Bank of England the Funds the Debt the Sinking Fund the Bank Stoppage the lowering and the raising of the value of Paper-Money; and the shewing that Taxation. Filmer, Robert, Sir, d.

Approx. KB of XML-encoded text transcribed from 1-bit group-IV TIFF page images. Text Creation Partnership, Ann Arbor, MI ; Oxford (UK). This and the preceding paper were published with the Free-holders Grand Inquest, a book often ascribed to Filmer but probably the work of Sir Robert Holborne.

Fitzherbert, Thomas, A Discussion of the Answere of M. William Barlow, This book by Parsons contains a long preface by Fitzherbert.

9 This view is put forward in some of the best of recent revisionist writings: Burgess, Glenn, “ Common Law and Political Theory in Early Stuart England,” Political Science 40 (): 4–17, esp.

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the king was empowered to take his subjects goods without consent if he found just cause for doing so. In the year after his book was pub- lished, Chief Baron Sir Thomas Fleming famously employed the dis- tinction between the king's ordinary and absolute prerogative to vindi- cate James's right to levy imposition^.^^.

The constituent parts of a parliament are the next objects of our inquiry. And these are, the king's majesty, sitting there in his royal political capacity, and the three estates of the realm: the lords spiritual, the lords temporal, (who sit, together with the king, in one house) and the commons, who sit by themselves in another.

The English devil: or, Cromwel and his monstrous witch discover'd at White-Hall: With the strange and damnable speech of this hellish monster, by way of revelation, touching king and kingdom; and a narrative of the infernal plots, inhumane actings, and barbarous conspiracies of this grand impostor, and most audacious rebel, that durst aspire.

The king, so far from being invested with arbitrary power, was only considered as the first among the citizens; his authority depended more on his personal qualities than on his station; he was even so far on a level with the people, that a stated price was fixed for his head, and a legal fine was levied upon his murderer, which though.

Close This radical reworking of English parliamentary theory was thoroughgoing. 96 96 Compare, e.g., Robert Filmer, The Free-holders Grand Inquest () [hereinafter Filmer, The Free-holders Grand Inquest], reprinted in Patriarcha and Other Writings, supra n at (resting claims about the king’s powers on “invincible reason from.

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* * If a vassal was aggrieved, and if justice was denied him, he sent a defiance. The free-holders grand inquest touching our Sovereign Lord the King and his Parliament by Filmer, Robert, Sir, d.

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Source Description: Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry Wirt, William Philadelphia Published by James Webster This electronic edition is a part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill digital library, Documenting the American South.

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That he shall pay unto our sovereign lord the king a fine of 50, pounds. That he shall never sit in Parliament any more, and that he shall never come within the verge of the court.”. If, how­ever, the freeman of some other lord remains away from the host, and if his lord takes another man in his place, he has to pay 40s.

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