Chief Justice Pratt discharges Wilkes (30 words)

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Chief Justice Pratt discharged Wilkes on grounds of Parliamentary privilege. He also declared general warrants illegal.

For more information on this event, please see our biographical profile of John Wilkes.

Editors. "Chief Justice Pratt discharges Wilkes". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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