Iuris Et Iudicii Fecialis, Sive, Iuris Inter Gentes, Et Quaestionum de Eodem Explicatio

Iuris Et Iudicii Fecialis, Sive, Iuris Inter Gentes, Et Quaestionum de Eodem Explicatio

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... present; and Paschal constantly maintains that ambassadors are the second or twin persons of the princes who send them. He excepts only the prince to whom the embassy is sent, for it is right that he should occupy the higher place in his own dominions. Conrad Braun, however, mentions that in Germany electors who are present are preferred to the ambassadors of those who are absent, and he says that he himself observed this among the princes. A passage in the Golden Bull, Title 25, supports this. With this, too, agrees the testimony of Colerus that in the assembly of Nuremburg in the year 1542 the ambassadors of Charles the Fifth were placed after his brother Ferdinand; and Sleidanus mentions that the Duke of Cleves, being present, refused to give way to the ambassadors of the Elector of Saxony, who was absent. The explanation is held to be that in a prince present there is actual majesty; in an ambassador, only borrowed and fictitious dignity. Or possibly a custom, differing from the customs of other nations, has grown up in Germany from the constitution of the Golden Bull. Paschal, Ambassador, ch. 38; Braun, on Embassies; Be sold, ch. 5, 6. 5. 9 Whether an inferior king ought to give place to a superior, who has been elected, but not yet confirmed? When the ambassadors of Charles the Fifth, King elect of the Romans, and of the King of France met at Calais in the year 1521 Antonio del Prato, a celebrated jurist and Chancellor of France, raised a question of precedence against Mercurinus, Chancellor of Charles the Fifth, on the ground that Charles had not yet received unction from the Pope, maintaining that on that account he ought to give place to the French King, as having been already anointed. On the other side it was argued...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236809262
  • 9781236809261