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[Introductory note: The Patriarcha of Sir Robert Filmer () ranks among the commonwealths.3 The latter, in his book De Jure Regni apud Scotos. Results 1 – 30 of 65 Discover Book Depository’s huge selection of Robert-Filmer books online. Patriarca o el poder natural de los reyes / Patriarch or Natural. La polemica Filmer-Locker (!) sobre la obediencia política: Patriarca, de Robert Filmer: Sobre el gobierno, de John Locke. Estudio preliminar de Rafael Gambra.

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It was the Answer of a Christian to the Emperour, We only worship God, in other things we gladly serve you.

Likewise the Deposition of King Richard II, was a tempestuous Rage, neither Led or Restrained by any Rules of Reason or of State —— Examine his Actions without a distempered Judgment, and you will not Condemn him to be exceeding either Insufficient or Evil; weigh the Imputations that were objected against him, and you shall find nothing either of any Truth or of great moment; Hollingshed writeth, That he was most Unthankfully used by ptariarca Subjects; for although, through the frailty of his Youth, he demeaned himself more dissolutely than was agreeable to the Royalty of his Estate, yet fimler no Kings Days were the Commons in greater Wealth, the Nobility more honoured, and the Clergy less wronged; who notwithstanding, in the Evil-guided Strength of their will, took head against him, to their own headlong destruction afterwards; partly during the Reign of Henry, his next Successor, whose greatest Edition: My desire and Hope is, that the people of England may and do enjoy as ample Priviledges as any Nation under Heaven; the greatest Liberty in the World if it be duly considered is pattiarca a people to live under a Monarch.

It is plain by an Evident Text, that it is one thing to choose a King, and another thing to set up a King over the People; this latter power the Children of Israel had, but not the former. His position was enunciated by the works which he published in his lifetime.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. But the Vanity of these Conjectures are judiciously discovered in that Majestical Discourse of the true Law of free Monarchy; wherein it is evidently shewed, that the Scope of Samuel was to teach the People a dutiful Obedience to their King, even in those things which themselves did esteem Mischievous and Inconvenient: It may seem absurd to maintain, that Kings now are the Fathers of their People, patriarcca Experience shews the contrary.

The difficulty inherent in judging the validity of claims to power by men who claim to be acting upon the “secret” will of God was disregarded by Filmer, who held that it altered in no way the nature of such power, based on the natural right of a supreme father to hold sway.

And it was the ancient Custom for a long time, till the days of Henry the Fifth, that the Kings, when any Bill was brought unto them that had passed both Houses, to take and pick out what they liked not, and so much as they chose, was enacted for a Law: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second fillmer.

Suarez disputing against the Regality of Adam. As the Parliament in Paul coupleth with Power, Robetr.


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Articles needing cleanup from June All pages needing cleanup Cleanup tagged articles with a reason field from June Wikipedia pages needing cleanup from June It is said, Skin for Skin, yea, all that a Man hath will he give for his Life; and a Man will give his Riches for the ransome of his Life. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is likelier, that either never, or for a very short time, that this power was in this manner, in the whole Multitude of Men collected; but a little after the Creation, men began to be divided into several Commonwealths; and this distinct power was in each of them.

Patriarchaand of his works published earlier in the s and s, is based on Old Testament history from Genesis onwards”.

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Yet in his Ethicks, he hath so much good Manners, as to confess in right down words, That Monarchy is the best Form of Government, and a Popular Estate the worst. For as a learned Historian of our Age saith, Edward the Second and Richard the Second were not insupportable either in their Nature or Rule, and yet the People, more upon Wantonness than for any want, did take an unbridled Course against them.

So affable was his Conversation, his Discourse so rational, his Judgment so exact in most parts of Learning; and his Affections to robeert Church so exemplary in him, that I never enjoyed a greater Felicity in the company of any Man living, than I did in his.

In the Case of Adam Brabson, who was assaulted by R.

I say these unjust and insolent Positions, I would not mention, were it not thereby to make the Countenance of Truth more Orient. December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Fllmer the authority of the father, and his assistant and prime-minister the mother, every human creature is enured to subjection, is trained up into a habit of subjection. Because the Scripture is not favourable to the Liberty of the People; therefore many fly to Natural Reason, and to the Authority of Aristotle.

Besids, all Laws are of themselves dumb, and some or other must be trusted with the Application of them to Particulars, by examining all Circumstances, to pronounce when they are broken, or by whom.

The first which saith, These be the Acts of King Edw. The Impunity of Wicked men was such, that upon pain of Death, it was forbidden all Magistrates to Condemn to Death, or Banish any Citizen, or to deprive him of his Liberty, or so Edition: For the Confirmation of this point, Aristotle faith, That a perfect Kingdom is that wherein the King rules all things according to his Own Will, for he that is called a King according to the Law, makes no kind of Kingdom at all.

Ancient Rome was, according to Filmer, ruled fairly only after the Empire was established. Is there any Example of it ever found in the Whole World? Late Writers have taken up too much upon Trust from the subtile School-Men, who to be sure to thrust down the King below the Pope, thought it the safest course to advance the People above the King.

One while the Senate made Laws, another while the People.

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No Example in Scripture of the Peoples chosing their King. Filmer was investigated by the county committee on suspicion of supporting the King, though no firm evidence was uncovered.

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If this Assertion be true, it seems a meer matter of Grace of this Edition: A Dwarf sometimes may see that which a Giant looks over; for whilest one Truth is curiously searched after, another must necessarily be neglected.

Any man may boldly exercise his Malice and Cruelty in all Popular Assemblies. And Ye shall cry because of your King which Ye shall have chosen you; that is to say: If other Nations had Elected their own Kings, no doubt but they would have been as desirous to have imitated Tilmer Nations as well in the Electing, as in the Having of a King.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Also in the ell th Year of his Reign when the Commons did pray, that upon pain of Forfeiture, the Chancellour or Council of the King, should not after the end of the Parliament make any Ordinance against the Common Law; the King answered, Let it be used as it hath been used before this time, robetr as the Regality of the King be saved, for the King will save His Regalities as His progenitors have done.

The sanctifying of the Sabbath is a Divine Law; yet if a Master command his Servant not to go to Church upon a Sabbath-Day, the best Divines teach us, That the Servant must obey this Command, though it may be Sinful and Unlawfull in the Master; because the Servant hath no Authority or Liberty to examine and judge whether his Master sin or no in so commanding: By which it is evident, that neither St.

For when their King Codrus understood by the Oracle, that his Country could not be saved, unless the King were slain in the Battel: In other projects Wikisource.

Families diversly defined by Aristotle, Bodin and others.

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Written by the Late Learned Dr. Heaps of Scripture saith patirarca are alledged, concerning the Solemn Coronation or Inauguration of Saul, David, Solomon and others, by Nobles, Ancients, and the people of the Commonwealth of Israel; as if these Solemnities were a kind of Deed, whereby the Right of Dominion is given; which strange, untrue, and unnatural ee, are set abroad by Seed-men of Rebellion, only to animate unquiet Spirits, and to feed them with possibilities of Aspiring unto the Thrones, if they can win the Hearts of the People; whatsoever Hereditary Title any other before them may have.

University of Toronto Press. But the Vanity of this Fancy is too evident, it is a meer Impossibility or Contradiction, for if a King but once admit the People to be his Companions, he leaves to be a King, and the State becomes a Democracy; at least, he is but a Titular and no Real King, that hath not the Sovereignty to Himself; for the having of this alone, and nothing but this makes a King to be a King.

For that the King had a great Council, besides his Parliament, appears by a Record of 5.