A Dissertation Concerning the Punishment of Ambassadors, who Trangress the Laws of the Countries where They Reside: Founded Upon the Judgment of the Celebrated Hugo Grotius ....
J. Darby, and sold by S. Baker, 1717 - Ambassadors - 122 pages
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Page xiv - England. This gentleman was of a haughty and imperious nature; and one day being in the new exchange, upon a sudden accident and mistake, had a quarrel with that Mr.
Page xvii - The ambassador demanded the privilege that was due to his house by the law of nations, and which he would defend against any violence with his own life, and the lives of all his family ; but finding the officer resolute, and that he should be too weak in the encounter, he desired respite till he might send to the protector; which was granted to him.
Page xviii - that his brother, and the " rest, might remain in his house, and he would " be responsible, and produce them before the " justice as the time should be assigned." But nothing would serve but the delivery of the persons, and the people increased their cry, " that " they would pull down the house.
Page iii - Objections, and exemplify'd with various Arguments and Authorities, both Antient and Modern. Written originally in Latin by the learned Dr. Richard Zoucb fometime Profeflbr of the Civil Law in the Univerfity of Oxford.
Page 47 - ... has perpetrated something of that kind. And certainly there are in histories many examples of such revenge. But histories relate not only what was rightly done, but what wrongly, angrily, passionately. The Law of Nations not only provides for the dignity of the Sender, but for the security of the Sent ; and therefore there is a contract with the latter also. Wrong, therefore, ie in such case done to him, theugh none be done to him whe sent him.
Page xx - Condefcen▀on, in re/pett to a Crown that was then buying a (peace of him at a full Price, and upon the humble▀ Submi▀on.
Page xix - Rolles, and two more, as many noblemen, and three doctors of the civil law, viz., our author Dr. Zouch, who was sent for from Oxford on purpose, Dr. William Clerk, and Dr. William Turner, to take cognizance of, and examine into this knotty affair. Don Pantaleon, the ambassador's brother, and the other offenders of the family, making their appearance before them, Don Pantaleon, whom some took to be a colleague in the embassy, vaunted that he was the King, his master's, ambassador, and was not subject...