Sir Iohn Holland, His Speech in Parliament, Declaring the Great and..
by Holland, Sir John
1641. Monarchy or Anarchy? Holland, Sir John [1603-1701]. Sir Iohn Holland His Speech in Parliament. Declaring the Great and Manifold Grievances of this Kingdome, Both in Church and Common-wealth. Occasioned by the Wicked Practises and Arbitrary Power of the Disturbers and Subverters of Our Peace, Our Liberties, And Our Lawes. Published by a True Copie. London: Printed for John Thomas, 1641. [ii], 5,  pp. Quarto (7-1/4" x 5-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in recent marbled wrappers. Moderate toning, very faint dampstaining, a few minor smudges to versos of wrappers and final leaf. A well-preserved copy. $500. * One of three issues, all from 1641. Holland, 1st Baronet Holland, sat in Parliament at various times from 1640 and 1679. He was created a baronet by Charles I and was a moderate Royalist. He lost his seat during the Civil War, but returned to Parliament after the Restoration in 1661. This pamphlet reprints urging moderation in efforts to limit the king's power. Doing so will enable the efforts of "disturbers and subverters of our peace, our liberties, and our lawes." All three issues of this work are scarce. OCLC locates 1 copy of the John Thomas issue in North America (Yale), no copies on any issue in a law library. English Short-Title Catalogue R8511.
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