Proedria-Basilike; A Discourse Concerning the Precedency of Kings

Proedria-Basilike; A Discourse Concerning the Precedency of Kings : Wherin the Reasons and Arguments of the Three Greatest Monarks of Christendom, Who Claim a Several Right Therunto, Are Faithfully Collected, and Renderd. Wherby Occasion

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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. 1664 edition. Excerpt: ...and debated with much deliberation: Then by concurrence of both Houses tis-presented to the King, who consults with his Learned Counsel jwhether ther be any thing therin dercgatory to his Preroga-'tives: if not, He gives his Royal Assent, and then tis created a _ Law, and generally binding. Touching the power of the sword, 'it is more proper to treat of it in the next Paragraph. 3 Moreover, the Lcx Term, the Common Law of England ls-__y __ __ Z_ ___ gmakes I makes the King the Fountain ty' Honour; nay, without any dis-paragement or offence belt spoken, He can conserJ-lonor upon other Kings, and souverain Princes, as he is souverain of the Order of saint George, wherof ther have bin eight Emperor: z sive Kings of the French, four of spain, seven of Portugal, two oi the Scots, four of Denmark, three of Naples, one of Poland, and of Ferrara, one of Sa-uay, one of Calahrtsid, one of Holland, one of Gueldres z four Princes of Orenge, seven counts Palazin of the Rhinz two Dukes of Brunswic/e, two of Halflain, one of Bran-denhurgh, and one Duke of Wittenlerg, with divers other Forren Now, among all Orders purely Military, ther is not any now remaining in the Christian world, either more ancient or hono-rable then the Noble Order of' Saint George, wherof the Garter is a Symbole z therfore are they calld Equites periscelidor, Knights of the most Noble Order of the Gas-'ter-, which Order was first instituted by that Victorious King Edward the third, ( who was offerd to be Emperour) Anno 13 go. which was threefcore yeers wanting one before the Institution of the French Order of &Mi-chael by Lente the eleventh z. and 229 yeers before the Order of St. Esprzsit by Hem) the third z and full fssOLI-rscore yeers before the erection of the Order of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236907027
  • 9781236907028