Jus Regium Coronae: Or, The King's Supream Power in Dispensing with.: Wilson, John

Jus Regium Coronae: Or, The King's Supream Power in Dispensing with.

Wilson, John

Publication Date: 1688
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A Defense of the Declaration of Indulgence Wilson, John [1626-1696]. Jus Regium Coronae: Or, The King's Supream Power in Dispensing with Penal Statutes: More Particularly as it Relates to the Two Test-Acts of the Twenty Fifth, And Thirtieth of His Late Majesty, King Charles the Second, Argu'd by Reason, And Confirm'd by the Common, And Statute Laws of This Kingdom. In Two Parts. London: Printed by Henry Hills, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, For His Houshold and Chappel, 1688. [viii], 79, [1] pp. First part only. No more published. Quarto (7-3/4" x 6-1/4"). Recent three-quarter calf over paper-covered boards, gilt title to spine, endpapers renewed. Some toning to text, first line of title page and some page numbers and catch-words affected by trimming, with no loss to legibility, internally clean. $650. * Only edition. Wilson was a royalist, lawyer and notable playwright who enjoyed the patronage of James, Duke of York, later King James II. Jus Regium Coronae is a defence of King James's decision to dispense with the penal statutes, which were established to exclude Catholics and Protestant Non-Conformists from political life. Codified in his Declaration of Indulgence (1687), this decision was one of the primary causes of the Glorious Revolution. OCLC locates 3 copies in North America (LA County Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Yale University). English Short-Title Catalogue R43961. Bookseller Inventory # 65450

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Publication Date: 1688

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