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Author: Juan de Santa María, fray, d. 1622.
Title: Christian policie: or The christian common-wealth. Published for the good of Kings, and Princes, and such as are in authoritie vnder them, and trusted with state affaires. / Written in Spanish, and translated into English..
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Christian policie: or The christian common-wealth. Published for the good of Kings, and Princes, and such as are in authoritie vnder them, and trusted with state affaires. / Written in Spanish, and translated into English..
Juan de Santa María, fray, d. 1622. , Blount, Edward, fl. 1588-1632. , Mabbe, James, 1572-1642?

London,: Printed by Thomas Harper, for Edward Blount., M.DC.XXXII. [1632].
Alternate titles: República y policía christiana. English. 1632
Subject terms:
Political science -- Early works to 1800.
Political ethics -- Early works to 1800.
Kings and rulers -- Duties -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/B00232.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, JAMES HAY, EARLE OF Carlile, Viscount Doncaster, Lord HAY of Sauley, Gentleman of the Bed-Chamber to our Soueraigne Lord King CHARLES, Knight of the most Noble order of the Garter, and one of the Lords of his Maiesties most Honorable Priuy Councell.
THE AVTHORS EPISTLE DEDICATO∣rie to the King of SPAINE.
A Table containing the Chapters and Paragraphes of this Booke.
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CHAP. 1. Wherein it is breifly treated, what is comprehended in this Word, Republicke, together with it's Definition.
CHAP. II. What the name of King signifieth.
CHAP. III. Whether the name of King, be a name of Office?
CHAP. IIII. Of the Office of Kings.
CHAP. V. Of the reason and vnderstanding of Kings, and of their wise∣dome.
CHAP. VI. How Kings ought to carry themselues in those businesses, which their vnderstanding comprehendeth not.
CHAP. VII. A Prosecution of the former discourse, shewing how Kings are to take Counsaile, and what signes they are to marke: and obserue for their better knowledge.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Diligences, which Kings are to vse in the Election of their Ministers, and Counsellours.
CHAP. IX. Of the Qualities, which Kings are to consider in those, whom they are to make choise of for Ministers and Coun∣sellours.
CHAP. X. Hee continues the Discourse of the qualities of Ministers, and Counsellours.
CHAP. XI. Of other Courses and meanes, which Kings may take for the notice of such persons, in whom the said Qualities con∣curre.
CHAP. XII. How Kings ought to carry themselues towards those Mi∣nisters, whom they finde sufficient for the gouernment both of peace, and of warre.
CHAP. XIII. The Author prosecutes the same subiect, and shewes how Kings ought to carry themselues with their Counsells and Counsailours.
CHAP. XIIII. It is demanded by way of Question, Whether Kings ought inuiolably to obserue the foresaid Order.
CHAP. XV. Whether it be fitting for Kings, to vse much the remitting of businesses?
CHAP. XVI. Of the Sence of the sight; That is: Of those businesses, which Kings ought to reserue for their own view, and dispatch with their owne hands.
CHAP. XVII. Hee prosecuteth the same matter and shewes, how Kings ought to carry themselues, towards those, that finde themselues aggrieued?
CHAP. XVIII. Of the sense of hearing; And of the Audiences, which Kings ought to giue.
CHAP. XIX. He goes on with the same matter, Treating of the Audiences of Ministers, and Counsellours.
CHAP. XX. Of the Vertue of Iustice, the naturall sister, and Companion of Kings.
CHAP. XXI. Of the Parts of Iustice in common, and in particular of Iustice commutatiue.
CHAP. XXII. Of Iustice Distributiue.
CHAP. XXIII. How, and in what sort, Limitation in giuing, may sute with the Greatnesse of Kings.
CHAP. XXIIII. Of the repartment and Diuision which is to be vsed in the Conferring of Offices; And of the knowledge of such per∣sons, as ought to bee nominated for the sayd Offices.
CHAP. XXV. Whether Honours, Offices, and Dignities, are to be conferr'd on those, that sue for them?
CHAP. XXVI. Of the sence of Smelling; That is: of the Prudence of Kings.
§. I. Of the Magnanimitie of minde which Kings ought to haue.
§. II. Of the Blandure, Gentlenes, and Loue, which Kings ought to haue.
§. III. That it much importeth Kings, to haue the good Loue and affection of their Subiects.
§. IIII. Of the sagacitie, sharpenesse of wit, and quicknesse of appre∣hension, which Kings ought to haue.
§. V. Of the Discretion, which Kings ought to haue.
CHAP. XXVII. Of the sence of Tasting, and of the vertue of Temperance, and how well it befitteth Kings.
CHAP. XXVIII. When, and at what time, sports and pastimes, are worthyest reprehension in Kings.
§. I. Of the Language and Truth, which Kings, and where∣with Kings, are to treate, and to be treated with.
§. II. That Kings ought to keepe their faith, and word.
§. III. Of that secrecie which Kings, and their Ministers ought to keepe.
§. IIII. Of Flatterers, and their Flatteries.
CHAP. XXIX. Of the Sence of Touching.
§. I. Of Temperance.
§. II. Of another remedie against excesses, and superfluities, de∣pending on the example of Kings.
CHAP. XXXI. Whether it be fit for Kings to haue Fauourites.
CHAP. XXXII. Of another sort of Fauourites.
CHAP. XXXIII. Whether it be fit for Kings to haue any more then one Fauourite.
CHAP. XXXIIII. Of the Conditions and Qualities of Fauourites.
CHAP. XXXV. How Kings ought to carry themselues towards their Fauourites.
CHAP. XXXVI. Whether the Kinsfolke and friends of Fauourites are to be excluded from Offices.
CHAP. XXXVII: The Conclusion of the former Discourse, with some Aduer∣tisements for Kings and Fauourites.
CHAP. XXXVIII. Aduertisements for Fauourites and Councellers of State.
Errata.