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King James VI and I : Political Writings - James VI and I,King

King James VI and I

Political Writings

Paperback Published: 13th March 1995
ISBN: 9780521447294
Number Of Pages: 380

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James VI and I united the crowns of England and Scotland. His books are fundamental sources of the principles that underlay the union and among the most influential writings of their period. James' political philosophy was a moderated absolutism, shedding light on the political climate of Shakespeare's England and the intellectual background to the civil wars of the mid-seventeenth century. This edition is the first to draw on all the early texts of James' books, with an introduction setting them in their historical context.

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'This important volume is the culmination of many years' work on King James ... In his meticulous, profoundly-researched analysis the author does not persuade that James's political and religious strategy was realistic in his time: he does compel us to admire both the king's pertinacity and the quality of his ecumenical vision.' English Historical Review

Abbreviations
Introduction
Principal events in James+ life
Bibliographical note
The Trew Law of Free Monarchies
Triplici Nodo, Triplex Cuneus
Or an Apologie for the Oath of Allegiance
Speech to parliament of 19 March 1604
Speech to parliament of 9 November 1605
Speech to parliament of 31 March 1607
Speech to parliament of 21 March 1610
Speech in Star Chamber of 20 June 1616
A Meditation upon the 27th, 28th and 29th Verses of the 27th Chapter of
His Maiesties Declaration, Touching his Proceedings in the Late Assemblie and Conuention of Parliament (1622)
Select biographical notes
Glossary
Index
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ISBN: 9780521447294
ISBN-10: 0521447291
Series: Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 380
Published: 13th March 1995
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.49 x 13.82  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.44

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