The tenure of kings and magistrates proving, that it is lawfull, and hath been held so through all ages, for any, who have the power, to call to account a tyrant, or wicked king, and after due conviction, to depose, and put him, to death, if the ordinary magistrate have neglected, or deny"d to doe it : and that they, who if late so much blame deposing, are the men that did it themselves

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  • Divine right of kings.,
  • Great Britain -- Constitutional law.

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Statementthe author, J.M.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 643:3.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2], 60 p.
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16711750M

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The book was published, it is true, exactly a fortnight after the king’s death, and a week after. The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates () If men within themselves would be govern'd by reason, and not generally give up thir understanding to a double tyrannie, of Custom from without, and blind affections within, they would discerne better, what it is to favour and uphold the Tyrant of a Nation.

to form an English republic, The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates ()—probably written before and during the trial of King Charles I though not published until after his death on Janu —urges the abolition of tyrannical kingship and the execution of tyrants.

The treatise cites a range of authorities. Page i - The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates PROVING THAT IT IS LAWFUL, AND HATH BEEN HELD SO THROUGH ALL AGES, FOR ANY WHO HAVE THE POWER TO CALL TO ACCOUNT A TYRANT, OR WICKED KING, AND AFTER DUE CONVICTION TO DEPOSE AND PUT HIM TO DEATH, IF THE ORDINARY MAGISTRATE HAVE NEGLECTED OR DENIED TO DO IT.

John Milton – “The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates” So now a writer from the opposite end of the political spectrum to Robert Filmer – John Milton. People who want to succumb to tyranny are vicious, he argues, and tyrants will always prefer bad men, who are naturally servile, than honest men.

The tenure of kings and magistrates by John Milton; 10 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Divine right of kings, Early works toConstitutional law, Political science, Constitutional law., Constitutional history, Droit constitutionnel, Droit divin des rois; Places: Great Britain; People: John Milton ().

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Introduction The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates (TKM) tries to be several things at once—a closely argued and authoritatively supported treatise in political science, a polemical pamphlet, and an essay in biblical interpretation.

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Milton started working on this pamphlet during the trial of King Charles I but it Brand: Readhowyouwant. The Tenure Of Kings and Magistrates This book expanded on the idea about how government was a contract between the king and his subjects, and if the king did not rule well, then he broke that contract.

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The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates, by John Milton There is nothing that so actually makes a King of England, as rightful possession and Supremacy in all causes both civil and Ecclesiastical; and nothing that so actually makes a Subject of England, as those two Oaths of Allegeance and Supremacy observd without equivocating, or any mental.

"the power of kings and magistrates is nothing else but what is only derivative, transferred, and committed to them in trust from the people to the common good of them all" Aristotle's "Politics" Unaccountable monarchy is the worst sort of tyranny to be endured by free-born men.

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