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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 Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1806
...this kingdom, as the rule of govern, ment, fora 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. But when, upon the assassination of Yillers duke of Buckingham by Felton,it was proposed...
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Measure for measure. Comedy of errors

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...into this kingdom as the rule of government, for a beginning thereof they erected a rack for torture j which was called in derision the Duke of Exeter's...state, not of law, more than once in the reign of Queen Elizabeth." See Coke's Instil. 35. Harrington, 69,385. and Fuller's Worthies, p. 317. A part of this...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of Mr ...

William Shakespeare - 1804
...government, for a be* ginning thereof they erected a rack for torture, which was called in dtrisiou the Duke of Exeter's Daughter, and still remains in the Tower of Loii(loi! , where it was occasionally- used as an engine of state, not of law, more than once in the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1805
...Hlh. Come, hring them away : if these he good people in a common-weal, that do nothing hut use their Tower of London, where it was occasionally used as...state, not of law, more than once in the reign of Queen Elizaheth." See Coke's Instit. 35, Barrington, *69, 385, and Fuller's Worthies, p. 317. A part of tins...
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The trial of Governor T. Picton: for inflicting the torture on Louisa ...

Sir Thomas Picton - Criminal procedure - 1806 - 126 pages
...begining thereof, they erected a rack for torture, which was called in derision, the Duke of Exeters daughter, and still remains in the Tower of London,...state, not of law, more than once in the reign of Queen Elizabeth. But when, upon the assassination of Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, by Felton, it was proposed...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812
...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." STE. P. 26. I am that way going to temptation, Where prayers cross."] The petition of the...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812
...this kingdom as the r'ule 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." STB. P.26. / am that 'may going to temptation, Where prayers cross.] The petition of the...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1818
...for a beginning- thereof they erected a rack for torture; which was called in derision the Duke ot Exeter's Daughter, and still remains in the Tower...state, not of law. more than once in the reign of Queea Elizabeth." * STEEVENS. fPherc prayers erwę.J The petition of the Lord's Prayer—** lead us...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 9

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1824
...into this kingdom as the rule of government, for the beginning thereof they erected a rack of torture, which was called, in derision, the Duke of Exeter's...Daughter, and still remains in the Tower of London." In the reign of Edward IV., however, an instance occurs of the judicial employment. of the rack. Sir...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Samuel Johnson, Alexander Pope, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Edward Capell, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...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." See Coke's Instit. 35, Harrington, 69, 385, and Fuller's Worthies, p. 317. A part of this...
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