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Author: Pettus, John, Sir, 1613-1690.
Title: The constitution of parliaments in England deduced from the time of King Edward the Second, illustrated by King Charles the Second in his Parliament summon'd the 18 of February 1660/1, and dissolved the 24 of January 1678/9 : with an appendix of its sessions / observed by Sr. John Pettus ... Knight.
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Print source: The constitution of parliaments in England deduced from the time of King Edward the Second, illustrated by King Charles the Second in his Parliament summon'd the 18 of February 1660/1, and dissolved the 24 of January 1678/9 : with an appendix of its sessions / observed by Sr. John Pettus ... Knight.
Pettus, John, Sir, 1613-1690.

London: Printed for the author and are to be sold by Tho. Basset ..., 1680.
Notes:
Advertisement on p. [11]-[12] at end.
Reproduction of original in Bodleian Library.
Subject terms:
England and Wales. -- Parliament -- History.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1660-1688.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A54595.0001.001

Contents
title page
The Epistle To the Generous READER.
Corrigenda.
THE CONTENTS of this TREATIS.
The Introduction.
CHAP. I.
CHAP. II.
CHAP. III.
CHAP. IV.
CHAP. V.
CHAP. VI.
CHAP. VII.
CHAP. VIII.
CHAP. IX.
CHAP. X.
CHAP. XI.
CHAP. XII.
CHAP. XIII.
CHAP. XIV.
CHAP. XV.
CHAP. XVI.
CHAP. XVII.
CHAP. XVIII.
CHAP. XIX.
CHAP. XX.
Observations on the Names and Titles of our English Kings.
THE INTRODUCTION Shewing how a Parliament CONSISTS.
THE CONSTITUTION OF PARLIAMENTS.
CHAP. I.
The King's Warrant to the Lord Chan∣cellor for Summoning the Parliament begun the 8th of May, 1661.
Observations and Proceedings on this Warrant.
CHAP. II.
The Copy of the Parliament Pawn of the 13. Car. 2d.
SECT. II. Observations on this Pawn.
CHAP. III. Of Precedencies.
SECT. I. Observations.
CHAP. IV.
A Discription of the Degrees concern'd in this Act of Precedency.
SECT. II. Of the Kings Privy-Counsellor.
SECT. III. Of the Princes of the Bloud.
SECT. IIII. Of the Kings Vice-Gerent or Vicar-General.
SECT. V. Of the Arch-Bishops and Bishops.
SECT. VI. Of the Lord Chancellor, or Lord Keeper.
SECT. VII. Of the Lord Treasurer of England.
SECT. VIII. Of the Lord President of the King's Council.
SECT. IX. Of the Lord Privy-Seal.
SECT. X. Of the Lord Great Chamberlain of England.
SECT. XI. Of the High Constable of England.
SECT. XII. Of the Earle Marshal of England.
SECT. XIII. Of the Lord Admiral of England.
SECT. XIV. Of the Lord Steward of the King's House.
SECT. XV. Of the Lord Chamberlain of the Kings Houshold.
SECT. XVI. Of the Principal Secretary of State.
Observations.
CHAP. V.
SECT. I. Of the Degrees of Nobles.
SECT. II. Of Dukes.
SECT. III. Of Marquesses.
SECT. IV. Of Earls.
SECT. V. Of a Viscount.
SECT. VI. Of Barons.
CHAP. VI. Of Writs of Summons, and first of the Ex∣emplar Writs for Summoning Princes, Dukes, and Earls of the Bloud-Royal to the Parliament.
SECT. I.
The Form of the Exemplar Writ to the Princes of the Bloud.
Tempore Edw. 2.15.
Caroli 2.13.
SECT. II. Observations.
SECT. III.
SECT. IV. Observations on the Title of York.
SECT. V. Of Consimilar Writs to the Royal Exemplars.
SECT. VI. Observations on these Consimilars.
CHAP. VII. The second Exemplar, viz. To the Archbishop of Canterbury.
SECT. XIII. The Form of the Exemplar Writ to the Arch-Bishop of Canterbury, 15 Edw. 2.
Observations.
SECT. XV. The First Writ in the Pettibag amongst the Pawns 21. Hen. 8. is to Cardinal Wolsey Archbishop of York, viz.
SECT. XVI. Observations on this Writ to Cardinal Wolsey.
SECT. XX. The Form of the Writ to the Archbishop of Canterbury the 29th. of Aug. 1661.
SECT. XXI. Consimilia Brevia dirigenda.
SECT. XXII. Observations on the Writ.
CHAP. VIII. The Third Exemplar of the Lord Chan∣cellor, or Lord Keeper.
SECT. VIII. The Form of the Assisting Writ to the Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper.
SECT. IX. Observations on this Writ.
CHAP. IX. Of the Fourth Exemplar Writ to the No∣bles not of the Bloud-Royal; To the Lord-Treasurer, &c.
section 1
SECT. II. Observations.
SECT. III. Observations on the Consimilars to the former Exemplars.
CHAP. X. Of Patents of Creation Impowring the Lords Patentees to sit in Parliament.
Of the Marquess his Place in Parliament by his Patent.
Of the Earls Place in Parliament by his Patent.
Of the Viscounts Place in Parliament by his Patent.
Of the Barons Place in Parliament by his Patent.
Of the Conciseness of ancient Patents.
Of Creation-Money.
Concerning an Annuity of twenty Marks granted in the Patent of Creation.
CHAP. XI. Of Nobles, Lords, and Peers.
CHAP. XII. Of Proxees.
CHAP. XIII. Of the Assistants to the House of Peers, com∣prized in the Fifth Exemplar of the Pawn.
Observations on the Exemplar and its Consimilars.
Of the Consimilar Writ to the Master of the Rolls.
The Consimilar Writ to the Chief Justice of the Common-Pleas.
Observations.
Of the Consimilar Writ to the Chief Baron of the Exchequer.
Observations.
The Consimilar Writ to the three Justices of the Kings Bench.
Of the Consimilar Writs to the three Justices of the Common Pleas.
Of the Consimilar Writs to the three Barons of the Exchequer.
Observations.
Of the Consimilar Writs to the Kings Serjeants, &c.
Observations.
The Consimilar Writ to the Kings At∣torney General.
Observations.
Of the Consimilar Writ to the Kings Solicitor General.
Observations.
Of the Consimilar Writ to the Kings Principal Secretaries.
Observations.
CHAP. XIV. Of Consimilar Writs and Patents upon Emergent occasions.
CHAP. XV. Of Returns of Writs relating to the Summoning of such as are to Sit in the Lords House.
CHAP. XVI. Of the Masters of Chancery.
CHAP. XVII. Of the Clerks of the Lords House.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the Gentleman Ʋsher of the Black Rod.
CHAP. XIX. Of the Kings Serjeant at Arms, Attendant in the House of Lords.
A Corollary to this First Part.
AN APPENDIX Being A Diary of the se∣veral Sessions of the publick Adjournments, Prorogations, and Proclamations relating to the Parliament which was Sum∣mon'd the 18th. of Feb. 1660/1, and Disloved the 24th. of Jan. 1668/9.
A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS, Printed for Tho. Bassett at the George in Fleet-street.