Stephen Sedley: The Glorious Revolution, 24 September 2015
Show More The Glorious Revolution and the Continuity of Law by Richard Kay.
Catholic University of America, 277 pp., £45, December 2014, 978 0 8132 2687 3Show More
“... is thereby vacant.’ It offered the vacant throne to William and Mary. What if James returned? Isaac Newton consulted Robert Sawyer, the distinguished lawyer who, with him, represented Cambridge University in the Convention, and received the reassuring advice that to oppose a de facto king, even if on behalf of a lawful king, was treason. But ...”