|Title:||A table-booke for princes. Containing short remembrances for the gouernment of themselues and their empire. Wherein also respectiuely the seuerall members of state, and all sorts of subiects, may finde matter worthy their obseruation. By Patricke Scot, Esquire.|
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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A table-booke for princes. Containing short remembrances for the gouernment of themselues and their empire. Wherein also respectiuely the seuerall members of state, and all sorts of subiects, may finde matter worthy their obseruation. By Patricke Scot, Esquire.
London: Printed by Bernard Alsop, dwelling in Distaffe-Lane at the signe of the Dolphin, neere Olde Fish-street, 1621.
|Alternate titles:||Table booke for princes.|
The first leaf and the last two leaves are blank.
Running title reads: A table booke for princes.
Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library.
Education of princes -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE HIGH AND MIGHTIE PRINCE CHARLES, the hopefull Prince of Great Brittaine, France and Ireland, &c.
TO THE GENEROVS READER.
A TABLE BOOKE FOR PRINCES.
SECTIO. I. Of the condition and true happinesse of Princes.
SECTIO. II. What benefit commeth to a Prince, by good education and learning.
SECTIO. III. Of the vertuous life of Princes: of the election of their Councellors, officers, and seruants.
SECTIO. IIII. What generall obseruations the hap∣py and quiet gouernment of a Prince requireth.
SECTIO. V. By what meanes the generous mindes of Princes are knowne.
SECTIO. VI. Of Nobilitie.
SETCIO. VII. Antidotes against the poysoning of vaine glory, and ambitious thoughts, that intoxicates the mindes of young Princes.
SETCIO. VIII. How Princes ought to moderate their power.
SECTIO. IX. Whose image good and bad Princes represent, by what Epithetes they are knowne, and of their se∣uerall actions.
SECTIO. X. By what meanes a Prince may se∣cure himselfe in his kingdome and obtaine the loue of his subiects.
SETCIO. XI. Princes ought be easie in giuing ac∣cesse, and ready to hoare the com∣plaints of the oppressed and poore
SECTIO. XII. Of the necessitie of Princes know∣ledge in the affaires of their Em∣pire, and presence (so farre as is possible) in the administration of Iustice.
SECTIO. XIII. Of Lawes and Iustice.
SECTIO. XIIII. Of the wrath of Princes, when and how they should punish.
SECTIO. XV. Of two sorts of flattery, but chiefly of the last, that haunts the courts of Princes,
SECTIO. XVI. To whom Princes may safely com∣mit publike Functions.
SECTIO. XVII. Of Secrecie, in the managing of the weightie affaires of Princes, and what Iuditious Policie Princes may sometimes lawfully vse.
SECTIO. XVIII. Vpon whom Ecclesiasticall Functi∣ons by Princes are to be con∣ferred.
SECTIO. XIX. Of Church controuersies, ciuill con∣tentions, seditious Pamphlets, infamous Libels, and how care∣fully by Princes they are to bee repressed.
SECTIO. XX. Of the liberalitie of Princes.
SECTIO. XXI. Of the mutuall friendship; and cor∣respondence that ought to be be∣tweene neighbouring Princes and contiguous kingdomes.
SECTIO. XXII. Of warre: what Princes are to con∣sider before▪ they enter in warre; for what causes they may law∣fully take armes, and how to be∣haue themselues in warre.
SECTIO. XXII. Of Souldiers and Militarie disci∣pline.
SECTIO. XXIIII. Of the meditation and preparation of Princes against the day of death.
SECTIO. XXV. Of mourning for the dead, and of Christian and Princely burials.
Faults escaped in the Printing.