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TextEEBO-TCP (Phase 2)The letter which was sent to the author of the doctrine of passive obedience and jure divino disproved, &c. answered and refuted wherein is proved, that monarchy was not originally from God. That kings are not by divine appointment, but that all government proceeds from the people. That the obedience required in Scripture, is to the laws of the land, and no otherwise. That resisting of arbitary power is lawful. That the oath of allegiance to to the late King James was dissolved before the Prince of Orange (our present King) landed. That upon the non-performance of an oath on one side, the other becomes void, is plainly prov'd from several examples in scripture. That protection is the only cause of allegiance, and that obedience or allegiance is due to the present government is proved from Scripture, law and reason; and those texts of scriptures which relate to government, or monarchy, are explained.Date of publication:
1689Author(s):Description:From the title page of the first edition,"By a true son of the Church of England". Signed at end: A.A. Wing attributes work to N.N. Reproduction of the original at the Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland.This item contains 4 files (245.78 KB).Publicly Available