excellency of monarchial government, especially of the English monarchy

wherein is largely treated of the several benefits of kingly government, and the inconvenience of commonwealths by Nathaniel Johnston

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StatementAlso of the several badges of sovereignty in general, and particularly according to the constitutions of our laws. Likewise of the duty of subjects, and the mischiefs of faction, sedition and rebellion. In all which the principles and practices of our late Commonwealths-men are considered.
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Excellency of monarchical government, especially of the English monarchy. London, Printed by T.B. for R. Clavel, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Johnston. The excellency of monarchical government, especially of the English monarchy; wherein is largely treated of the several benefits of kingly government, and the inconvenience of commonwealths.

Author: Nathaniel Johnston. The excellency of monarchical government, especially of the English monarchy: wherein is largely treated of the excellency of monarchial government benefits of kingly government, and the inconvenience of commonwealths: also of the several badges of sovereignty in general, and particularly according to the constitutions of our laws: likewise of the duty of subjects, and mischiefs of faction, sedition and rebellion: in all which the principles and practices of our late commonwealths-men.

The excellency of monarchical government, especially of the English monarchy wherein is largely treated of the several benefits of kingly government, and the inconvenience of commonwealths (London, Printed by T.

for R. Clavel, ), by Nathaniel Johnston (page images at. Listened to this book for the last month or so. I always like it when the author narrates his own books, especially when the author has a tolerable, and in this case pleasurable, voice.

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'Not too scholarly, not too simplistic, it should be a popular purchase for both reference and general reading.'.Cited by: In a monarchy, a king or queen is Head of State.

The British Monarchy is known as a constitutional monarchy. This means that, while The Sovereign is Head of State, the ability to make and pass legislation resides with an elected Parliament.

Although The Sovereign no longer has a political or executive role. This list of kings and queens of the Kingdom of England begins with Alfred the Great, who initially ruled Wessex, one of the seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms which later made up modern England.

Alfred styled himself King of the Anglo-Saxons from aboutand while he was not the first king to claim to rule all of the English, his rule represents the start of the first unbroken line of.

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I would recommend this book to anyone interested in learning about British monarchy. Before I picked it up, I had only a marginal knowledge about the history of the throne, but after reading through the book (and reading about the interesting monarchs again), I feel like I have a very respectable amount of knowledge on the subject/5(9).

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The book covers major issues such as WWII in just a few paragraphs. But this is not a book claiming to be about British History, but rather the history of the monarchy.

The book spends its time discussing the coronations, family disputes, building projects, and /5(47). A monarchy is a form of government in which a person, the monarch, is head of state until death or abdication. The legitimation and governing power of the monarch may vary from purely symbolic, to restricted, to fully autocratic, combining executive, legislative and judicial power.

In most cases, the succession of monarchies is hereditary, but there are also elective and self-proclaimed monarchies. The excellency of monarchical government, especially of the English monarchy: wherein is largely treated of the several benefits of kingly government, and the inconvenience of commonwealths: Also of the several badges of sovereignty in general, and Johnston, Nathaniel, [ Book: ] At 3 libraries.

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The Role of the Monarchy • Monarchy is the oldest form of government in the United Kingdom. • In a monarchy, a king or queen is Head of State. The British monarchy is known as a constitutional monarchy.

This means that, while The Sovereign is Head of State, the ability to make and pass legislation resides with an elected Size: 1MB. The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom, its dependencies (the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Bailiwick of Jersey and the Isle of Man) and its overseas territories.

The current monarch and head of state is Queen Elizabeth II, who ascended the throne in Appointer: Hereditary. Books shelved as monarchy: The One by Kiera Cass, Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard, The Selection by Kiera Cass, Throne of Glass by Sarah J.

Maas, and Glass. Elizabeth II (born 21 April ) has held numerous titles and honours, both during and before her time as monarch of each of her Commonwealth is listed below; where two dates are shown, the first indicates the date of receiving the title or award (the title as Princess Elizabeth of York being given as from her birth), and the second indicates the date of its loss or renunciation.

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When the institutions are dissolved so the monarchy will lose its final and perhaps greatest role: the monarch, since Athelstan, has more than anything defined the.

Opinion polling consistently shows that % of the British people want a democratic alternative to hereditary monarchy. That's millions of people who deserve to have their voices heard. The history of our monarchs is so embedded in us by Shakespeare that his plays add depth to the absurdity of monarchy But Margaret Thatcher caused the greater change in political culture, along.

The modern resurgence of parliamentarism and anti-monarchism began with the temporary overthrow of the English monarchy by the Parliament of England infollowed by the American Revolution (–83) and especially the French Revolution (–99). The absolutist Kingdom of France was first transformed to a constitutional monarchy (–92), before.

On the other, you have constitutional monarchies where the monarch is now little more than a figurehead, and the majority of power rests with other forms of government.

There is traditionally only one monarch per monarchy at a time, although in Britain King William and Queen Mary ruled simultaneously between and House of Hanover, British royal house of German origin, descended from George Louis, elector of Hanover, who was crowned George I in He was succeeded by George II, George III, George IV, William IV, and Victoria.

It was succeeded by the house of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, which was renamed the house of Windsor in. The monarchy of The Bahamas has its roots in the Spanish monarchy, under the authority of which the islands were first colonized in the late 15th century, and later the British monarchy, as a Crown colony, after On 10 Julythe country gained independence from the United Kingdom, retaining the then reigning monarch, Elizabeth II, as monarch of the newly formed monarchy .The Excellency of Monarchical Government, especially of the English Monarchy; Wherein is Treated, The several Benefits of Kingly Government, and the Inconvenience of Common Wealths: Also, of the several Badges of Sove∣raignty in General, and Particularly according to the Constitution of the Laws of England; likewise of the Duty of Subjects.Alfred the Great: The Foundation of the English Monarchy Abstract Alfred the Great, one of the best-known Anglo-Saxon kings in England, set the foundation for the future English monarchy.

This essay examines the practices and policies of his rule which left a lasting impact in.