Chief Justice Pratt discharges Wilkes

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : .

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.

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