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Mariana, Juan de

(1536–ca. 1624). B. Talavera de la Reina, Sp.; Jesuit 1554; taught theol. in Rome, Sicily, Paris; held that royal authority derives from sovereignty of people, that bps. are also to dir. activities of the state, and that tyrants could be forced to obey laws and even be murdered.


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