The maximes of mixt monarchy: to resolve all good consciences by right principles, of the royall and righteous power in the person of the King and the Parliament. 1. All persons are subject to the King. 2. The King is subject to the lawes. 3. The lawes are subject to the powers that make them. 4. The powers that make laws are politicall. 5. This politicall power is in three estates. 6. These three estates are co-ordinate. 7. Co-ordination is in Parliament. 8. The Parliament is above all persons. 9. All persons are bound to obey it. 10. All obedience is active or passive. 11. No man may resist in any thing. 12. They that resist shall receive damnation.
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