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" And the trial by rack is utterly unknown to the law of England; though once when the dukes of Exeter and Suffolk, and other ministers of Henry VI., had laid a design to introduce the civil law into this kingdom as the rule of government, for a beginning... "
The Criminal recorder: or, Biographical sketches of notorious public ... - Page 35
1815
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 8

Anecdotes - 1826
...formed a design of changing the law, they erected a rack for torture, which, in derision, was called the Duke of Exeter's daughter, and still remains in...not of law, more than once in the reign of , Queen Elizabeth. When Felton, upon his examination at the Council Board, declared, as he had always done,...
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Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: To 1571

Great Britain - 1827
...into this kingdom as the rule of government, for a beginning thereof they erected a rack for torture which was called in derision the Duke of Exeter's...State, not of Law, more than once in the reign of Queen Elizabeth." In Mary's time it had been frequently used. Jhus IN Owr Lord Jhesu shall be yowr Salutation....
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Original letters, illustrative of English history; with notes and ..., Volume 2

sir Henry Ellis - History - 1827
...beginning thereof they erected a rack for torture which was called in derision the Duke of fircftfrV daughter, and still remains in the Tower of London...State, not of Law, more than once in the reign of Queen Elizabeth." In Mary's time it had been frequently used. Jhus IN Owr Lord Jhesu shall be yowr Salutation....
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Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: 1400-1526

Henry Ellis - Great Britain - 1827
...thereof they erected a rack for torture which was called in derision tbe Duke of Exeter's daugbter, and still remains in the Tower of London ; where it...State, not of Law, more than once in the reign of Queen Elizabeth." In Mary's time it had been frequently used. Jhus IN Owr Lord Jhesu shall be yowr Salutation....
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The London encyclopaedia: or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Volume 18

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...law into this kingdom as the rule of government ; for a beginning they erected a rack for torture, which was called in derision the duke of Exeter's...London, where it was occasionally used as an engine of the state not of the law, more than once in the reign of queen Elizabeth. But when, upon the assassination...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an ..., Volume 3

Sir William Blackstone, John Eykyn Hovenden, Archer Ryland - Law - 1836
...into this kingdom as the rule of government, for a beginning thereof they erected a rack for torture ; which was called in derision the duke of Exeter's daughter, and still remains in the tower of London (o) : where it was occasionally used as an engine of state, not of law, more than once in the reign...
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The Dublin Review, Volumes 9-10

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - Religion - 1840
...into this kingdom as the rule of government, for a beginning thereof they erected a rack for torture, which was called in derision the Duke of Exeter's...state, not of law, more than once in the reign of Queen Elizabeth.":): Thus Blackstone proves her title as the first English Rhadamanthus. — " The rack,"...
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A Short History of the Tower of London: With a List of the Interesting ...

Joseph Wheeler - History - 1844 - 36 pages
...into this kingdom as the rule of government; for a beginning thereof, they erected a rack for torture, which was called in derision the Duke of Exeter's...not of law, more than once, in the reign of queen Elizabeth." After quoting the case of Felton, the learned judge wisely observes—" It seems astonishing,...
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A Short History of the Tower of London: With a List of the Interesting ...

Joseph Wheeler - History - 1845 - 36 pages
...erected a r»ck for torture, which was called in derision the Duke of Exeter's Daughter, and stifl remains in the Tower of London, where it was occasionally...not of law, more than once, in the reign of queen Elizabeth." After quoting the case of Felton, the learned judge wisely observes — " It seems astoni&hing,...
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A Short History of the Tower of London: With a List of Interesting ...

Joseph Wheeler - Armor - 1852 - 36 pages
...into this kingdom as the rule of government; for a beginning thereof, they erected a rack for torture, which was called in derision the Duke of Exeter's...not of law, more than once, in the reign of queen Elizabeth." After quoting the case of Felton, the learned judge wisely observes—" It seems astonishing,...
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