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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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A History of the British Empire: From the Accession of Charles I ..., Volume 1

George Brodie - Great Britain - 1822
...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 t." Nothing can. * 3d Inst. p. 35. justify a resort to any thing so horrid ; but the conspiracies...
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Memoirs of the court of King James the First, Volume 2

Lucy Aikin - Great Britain - 1822
...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 • I quote from some MS. collections of a late eminent orna. ment of the chancery-bar, kindly communicated...
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Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and ..., Volume 2

Richard Warner - History - 1824
...her patriotic ministers. The rack, says Blackstone, is utterly unknown to the law of England, though it was occasionally used as an engine of state not of law, more than once in the reign of Elizabeth.— Com- v. iv. p. 326. which we may fairly add, that her foreign politics, (with the exception...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 9

Books - 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 Newgate Calendar: Comprising Interesting Memoirs of the Most ..., Volume 3

Andrew Knapp, William Baldwin - Crime - 1825
...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. But when, upon the assassination of Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, by Felton, it was proposed...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another]

William Blackstone (sir.) - 1825
...c.30. 9. 2 Hal. " 2 Hal. PC 321. 2 Haivk. PC PC 317. c.30. 524. 0' 2 Hal. PC 320. • 3 Inst. 35. where it was occasionally used as an engine of state, not of law, more than once in the reign of queen Elizabeth v. (3) But when, upon the assassination of Villiers duke of Buckingham by Felton, it was...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825
...c.30. J9. 2 Hal. 2 Hal. PG. 121. 2 Hawk. P. CX PC .q17. c.30. 24. " 2 HiU. PC 320. • 3 Inst. 35. where it was occasionally used as an engine of state, not of law, more than once in the reign of queen Elizabeth p. (3) But when, upon the assassination of Villiers duke of Buckingham by Felton, it was...
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Westminster hall: or, Professional relics and anecdotes of the bar ..., Volume 1

Law - 1825
...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 Retrospective Review

Books - 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 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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