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basilicon

An ointment composed of wax, pitch, resin, olive oil, lard or other fatty substance.
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King James I, Elizabeth's successor, described the nature of royalty in his Basilicon Doron, a royal treatise on kingship dedicated to his son.
For more about the influence of the coup on Basilicon Doron see Goodare,
Fe fyddi dipyn o brynu ar eli Basilicon, neu'r Colophony ointment ei enw arall, at dynnu casgl neu benddyn.
24) Mark Fortier has recently shown how strongly King James in his True Law of Free Monarchies (1598) and Basilicon Doron (1599) praised legal equity and advocated it in his struggles with common-law proponent Sir Edward Coke, most notably in The Earl of Oxford's Case (1616).
The strength of Shuger's analysis becomes evident when she looks at Measure for Measure's duke, an example of a "sacred monarch" whose type is illustrated in such texts as Desiderius Erasmus' Education of a Christian Prince, Martin Bucer's De regno Christi, and James I's Basilicon Doron.
The volume is comprised of annotated texts of the Basilicon Doron, The Trew Law of Free Monarchies, Triplici Nodo, Triplex Cuneus, speeches to Parliament and in Star Chamber, a Meditation upon the 27th, 28th, and 29th Verses of the 27th Chapter of Saint Matthew, and His Majesties Declaration, Touching his Proceedings in the Late Assemblie and Convention of Parliament (1622) - a considerable, though not complete, edition of James's political thought.