Citation: Editors, Litencyc. "'Darnel's case' sees five imprisoned Englishmen plead for release". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15970, accessed 14 August 2020.]
'Darnel's case' sees five imprisoned Englishmen plead for release (33 words)
Historical Context Note
Litencyc Editors (Independent Scholar - Europe)
In what is known as 'Darnel's Case', or 'The Case of the Five Knights', five Englishmen, imprisoned for refusing to pay towards Charles I's forced loan, unsuccessfully apply to the judges for release.15970 'Darnel's case' sees five imprisoned Englishmen plead for release 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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