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. Tambov: Gramota, 2017. 9. P. 80-82.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Historical Sciences and Archeology
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Zhuravlev Aleksandr Viktorovich
Novosibirsk State University

Abstract. The article deals with interpretation of the concept of sovereignty by the English thinker and ideologist of the Whig party James Tyrrell (1642-1718). Development of the idea of sovereignty was conducted by Tyrrell in the context of political and ideological struggle between political groups of the Tories and the Whigs in England during the exclusion crisis. Interpretation of sovereignty, proposed by Tyrrell, allowed the Whigs to refute the theory of divine origin of power taken by the Tory ideologists and justifying limitations of the monarchs power.
Key words and phrases: , , , , , sovereignty, Tories, Whigs, James Tyrrell, Robert Filmer.
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