Browsing Trials and major cases

29 articles found

Headword Date Article Type
'Darnel's case' sees five imprisoned Englishmen plead for release 1627 T Note
Bolingbroke is impeached 1715 T Note
Britain forced to pay millions of dollars of damages to USA 1872 T Note
Chief Justice Pratt discharges Wilkes 1763 T Note
Duke of Buckingham is impeached 1626 T Note
Earl of Argyle is sentenced to death for treason 1681 T Note
Emmeline Pankhurst sentenced 1913 T Note
Irish Land League is prosecuted 1880 T Note
James II introduces Roman Catholics into the Church and army 1686 T Note
John Lilburne imprisoned though he was not found guilty 1653 T Note
John Lilburne put on trial for felony 1653 T Note
Jonathan Wild is hanged at Tyburn 1725 T
Judge Jeffreys conducts the 'Bloody Assizes' 1685 T Note
Letters of Junius creators tried for seditious libel 1770 T Note
Lord Finch, the Lord Keeper, is impeached by the Commons 1640 T Note
Lord Stafford is tried for treason 1680 T Note
Obscenity Trial of The Well of Loneliness 1928 T
Parliament charges Sir John Fenwick with treason 1696 T Note
Parliament endorses trial of the King 1648 T Note
Seven Bishops are tried for opposing the Declaration of Indulgence 1688 T Note

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