Sir Robert Filmer – Patriarcha (1680)

ROBERT FILMER Sir Robert Filmer – Patriarcha (1680) ¬†While some wrote to defend the execution of King Charles I, others wrote to justify the power of kings and queens. Filmer’s work became one of the most important books on the legitimacy of monarchial...

Original Charter of Carolina (1629)

Carolina Original Charter of Carolina (1629) Charles I granted this charter to Sir Robert Heath for the lands south of Virginia in 1629. It acts as a constitution for that territory: setting out the boundaries, governing structure, and delegating to Heath some of the...