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Headword Date Article Type
'Darnel's case' sees five imprisoned Englishmen plead for release 1627 Context Note
Bolingbroke is impeached 1715 Context Note
Britain forced to pay millions of dollars of damages to USA 1872 Context Note
Chief Justice Pratt discharges Wilkes 1763 Context Note
Duke of Buckingham is impeached 1626 Context Note
Earl of Argyle is sentenced to death for treason 1681 Context Note
Emmeline Pankhurst sentenced 1913 Context Note
Enquiry into conduct of Mary Queen of Scots reopens at Westminster 1568 Context Note
Francis Bacon, the Lord Chancellor, is charged with corruption 1621 Context Note
Irish Land League is prosecuted 1880 Context Note
James II introduces Roman Catholics into the Church and army 1686 Context Note
John Lilburne imprisoned though he was not found guilty 1653 Context Note
John Lilburne put on trial for felony 1653 Context Note
Jonathan Wild is hanged at Tyburn 1725 Context
Judge Jeffreys conducts the 'Bloody Assizes' 1685 Context Note
Legal ruling that any Scot born after 1603 is a subject of the King of England 1608 Context Note
Letters of Junius creators tried for seditious libel 1770 Context Note
Lord Finch, the Lord Keeper, is impeached by the Commons 1640 Context Note
Lord Stafford is tried for treason 1680 Context Note
Lord Treasurer Lionel Cranfield is impeached for bribery 1624 Context Note

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