Table of Contents:
  • The emperor is lord of the world: the Bolognese lawyers and imperial ideology
  • The prince's power and authority 1150-1270: the contribution of the canonists
  • The power of the prince in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
  • Natural law and positive law: due process and the prince
  • Henry VII and Robert of Naples
  • The authority of the prince in the late Middle Ages
  • The Pazzi Conspiracy and the jurists
  • Epilogue: The Sixteenth Century and beyond.