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The True Law of Kingship
Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: J. H. Burns, James Henderson Burns, Professor of the History of Political Thought J H Burns
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This debate was of such intensity that James VI, the first king to rule over Scotland and England, wrote his own book on the subject: 'The True Lawe of Free Monarchies'.
The True Law of Free Monarchies
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: James I (King of England), Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies
Categories: Divine right of kings
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies

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Royal Subjects
Language: en
Pages: 556
Authors: Daniel Fischlin, Mark Fortier
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Wayne State University Press

Sixteen leading scholars explore the richness of King James's work from a variety of perspectives, and in so doing seek to establish monarchic writing as an important genre in its own right.
A King Translated
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Astrid Stilma
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-23 - Publisher: Routledge

King James is well known as the most prolific writer of all the Stuart monarchs, publishing works on numerous topics and issues. These works were widely read, not only in Scotland and England but also on the Continent, where they appeared in several translations. In this book, Dr Stilma looks
Medieval Law and the Foundations of the State
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Alan Harding
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-03 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

The state is the most powerful and contested of political ideas, loved for its promise of order but hated for its threat of coercion. In this broad-ranging new study, Alan Harding challenges the orthodoxy that there was no state in the Middle Ages, arguing instead that it was precisely then