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Response to Review of Sir Edward Coke and the Reformation of the Laws: Religion, Politics and Jurisprudence, 1578–1616

‘I shall ever be as ready to maintain the King’s prerogative as any man’.(1a) Given his posthumous reputation as a defender of the rights of the subject, Sir Edward Coke’s claim in the parliament of 1628 seems sly at best, an outright falsehood at worst. Coke, after all, made this assertion in the context ofContinue reading “Response to Review of Sir Edward Coke and the Reformation of the Laws: Religion, Politics and Jurisprudence, 1578–1616”