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Sir Robert Filmer

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1588 - 1653

Nationality:
English

Historical Period:
The Early Modern Period

Sir Robert Filmer (1588-1653) was a strong advocate of the theory of the divine right of kings in the 17th century. His book Patriarcha provoked John Locke into penning a critique.

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