Mixed government

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MIXED GOVERNMENT. A government composed of some of the powers of a monarchical, aristocratical, and democratical government. See Government.

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As the Old English pressed for a monarchical republic, their Protestant counterparts denied the existence of an Irish mixed polity.
Particularly apparent is the influence of his translation of Aristotle's Politics, completed in the years 1435-37, especially in his subsequent characterization of Florence's constitution as a mixed polity as opposed to the democratic emphasis of the Laudatio.
But, like it or not, we are changing from a white, Protestant country, governed by males, to a mixed polity, and in this time of change there is bound to be conflict.