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Robert Cotton, Sir; James Howell
|Notes:||Dedication signed: James Howell.
Consists of 16 pieces, each (except the first) having special t.p.
"The life and raign of Henry the Third," listed in the contents, is replaced by "The danger wherin this kingdome now standeth."
Numerous errors in pagination.
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|Description:||, 351,  p. ; 18 cm. (8vo)|
|Contents:||A relation of proceedings against Ambassadors who have miscarried themselves, &c. --
That the Kings of England have been pleased usually to consult with their Peers in the Great Councel, and Commons in Parliament, of marriage, peace, and war --
That the soveraigns person is required in the Great Councells, or Assemblies of the state, as well as at the consultations and conclusions --
A discourse of the lawfullnes of combats, to be performed in the presence of the King, or the Constable and Marshall of England --
A breif abstract of the question of precedencie between England and Spaine --
A remonstrance of the treaties of amity and marriage before time, and of late, of the House of Austria and Spain, with the Kings of England, to advance themselves to the monarchy of Europe --
Twenty four arguments, whether it be more expedient to suppress popish practices against the due allegiance of His Majesty by the strict executions touching Jesuits and seminary priests, or, to restrain them to close prisons, during life, if no reformation follow --
The manner and means how the Kings of England have from time to time supported and repaired their estates --
An answer to certain arguments raised from supposed antiquity, and urged by some members of the lower House of Parliament, to prove that ecclesiastical laws ought to be enacted by temporal men --
The argument made by the command of the House of Commons (out of the Acts of Parliament, and authority of law expounding the same) at a conference with the Lords concerning the libertie of the person of every freeman --
A speech delivered in the lower House of Parliament assembled at Oxford in the first year of the reign of King Charles I --
A speech made by Sir Rob. Cotton ... at the Councel Table, being thither called to deliver his opinion touching the alteration of coyne --
The danger wherein this kingdome now standeth, and the remedy --
Valour anatomized in a fancie, by Sir Philip Sidney --
Sir Francis Walsingham's Anatomizing of honesty, ambition, and fortitude --
A brief discourse concerning the power of the Peeres and Commons of Parliament, in point of judicature.
|Responsibility:||By J.H., Esq.|