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40 grandes principles que han cambiado el mundo.
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That goal, the ageold salus populi suprema lex, was incompatible with all power being vested in the unlimited will of one person. Here De Beaufort sounded somewhat like De la Court. : 79–80). It was therefore highly unlikely that any reasonable people had ever entrusted its welfare 20. On the dangerous and misleading arguments of ‘courtly politicians’: [De Beaufort] 1737: 243–55. Early Modern Dutch Anti-monarchism to such an unlimited individual will or would do so in the future. But perhaps the most telling argument against absolute monarchy was the fact that it brought, as De la Court had also pointed out, nothing but misery and su◊ering to the subjects of the monarch.
Conrad Russell is, like Morrill, exercised by the (alleged) absence of resistance theory in the early 1640s. His argument is that if ‘these men were closet resistance theorists, the trial of the King in 1649 should have given them a belated opportunity to come out’, and the fact that they did not take the opportunity retrospectively proves that they cannot have been resistance theorists at the start of the decade (Russell 1990: 136). Quite apart from the dubious logic of this argument, Russell misunderstands the ideological situation in 1649.
The answer was historical. That monarchical rule in western Europe was relatively mild, that the subjects of these kingdoms still possessed some riches, commerce, learning, and virtue, was solely due to the fact that these hereditary and centralised monarchies were relatively recent creations, erected on the remnants of republican forms of government which they had so far not been able to eradicate completely. But that, De la Court warned, was only a matter of time (De la Court 1662d: 168–70 and 230–57).