Bibliotheca Politica, or an Enquiry Into the Ancient Constitution of the English Government

Bibliotheca Politica, or an Enquiry Into the Ancient Constitution of the English Government : With Respect to the Just Extent of the Regal Power, and the Rights and Liberties of the Subject (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Bibliotheca Politica, or an Enquiry Into the Ancient Constitution of the English Government: With Respect to the Just Extent of the Regal Power, and the Rights and Liberties of the Subject Asyto my Difcourfes upon the Supreme L'egillative Power, and the Fundamental Conltitution of our Government; together with the Antiquity -of Great Councils or Parliaments; and whether they al ways confified of Bifhops, Barons or Temporal Lords, and Cem mons; is a Queftion to be decided only from the Hiflories and Laws of the Nation. And I dare affure the Reader, that I have advanc'd nothing upon it on either fide, but what I have produc'd good Au thorities for, either from the Hiltories and Governments of our Own or neighbouring Nations, or from the Colleftions of our Eng/t7}; Saxon Laws, and antient as well as modern Writers upon Our Laws V and lafily, from our Statutes {ince the reputed1cauef't, without omit ting any Authority thati judged material to be urged on either part. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 786 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 40mm | 1,030g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243251335
  • 9780243251339