Severall speeches delivered at a conference concerning the power of Parliament, to proeeed [sic] against their King for misgovernment. : In which is stated: I. That government by blood is not by law of nature, or divine, but only by humane and positive laws of every particular common-wealth, and may upon just causes be altered. II. The particular forme of monarchies and kingdomes, and the different laws whereby they are to be obtained, holden and governed ... III. The great reverence and respect due to kings, ... IV. The lawfulnesse of proceeding against princes: ... V. The coronation of princes, ... VI. What is due to onely succession by birth, and what interest or right an heire apparent hath to the crown, ... VII. How the next in succession by propinquity of blood, have often times been put back by the common-wealth, ... VIII. Divers other examples out of the states of France and England, for proofe that the next in blood are sometimes put back from succession, ... IX. What are the principall points which a common-wealth ought to respect in admitting or excluding their king, wherein is handled largely also of the diversity of religions, and other such causes.
- London : printed by Robert Ibbitson, dwelling in Smithfield neere the Queens-head-Tavern, MDCXLVIII. 
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- By William Allen, Sir Francis Englefield, and others. "Robert Persons [Parsons], who is often credited with sole authorship of the work, probably played only a small part in its composition or revision"--Halkett and Laing (3rd edition).
"A republication of the first part of the Conference about the next succession to the crown of England, written by R. Parsons, under the name of Dolman."--BM Catalogue.
Annotation on Thomason copy: "Doleman"; the final 'I' in the imprint has been crossed out, and replaced with a "7"; "ffebr. 3".
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Thomason Tracts ; 81:E521) s1999 miun s
- Cited in:
- Wing (2nd edition) P573.
- Parsons, Robert, 1546-1610, attributed name.
- Conference about the next succession to the crowne of Ingland.
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