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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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Anglo-Saxon period

Walter Farquhar Hook - Bishops - 1868
...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 Elizabeth. In Mary's time it had been frequently used." Among the unpublished papers of Crumwell there...
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New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (partly Founded on Blackstone)

Henry John Stephen, James Stephen - Law - 1863
...king41 dom as the rule of government; " for the beginning thereof, they " erected a ruck for torture ; which " was called in derision the Duke " of Exeter's...Daughter, and still " remains in the Tower of London " (3 Inst. 35), where it was occa" sionally used as an engine of " state, not of law, more than once...
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The Student's Blackstone: Commentaries on the Laws of England, in Four Books

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1865 - 612 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...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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A history of the British empire, from the accession of Charles i

George Brodie - 1866
...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...occasionally used as an engine of state, not of law, • De Laud. Leg. Awj. c. 40. Sir Thomas Smith very closely (p. t Commomceaith, b.'ii. c. 27. 184,...
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A constitutional history of the British empire: from the accession ..., Volume 1

George Brodie - History - 1866
...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...occasionally used as an engine of state, not of law, * De Laud. Leg. Ang. c. 46. Sir Thomas Smith very closely (p. t Commonwealth, b. ii. c. 27. 184, b....
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The Student's Blackstone: Commentaries on the Laws of England, in Four Books

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1869 - 645 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...still remains in the Tower of London ; where it was occasionall}' used as an engine of state, not of law, more than once in the reign of Queen Elizabeth....
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The Book of Remarkable Trials and Notorious Characters: From "Half-hanged ...

Lionel Benson - Crime - 1871 - 545 pages
...into this kingdom, as the rule of government, for a beginning theteof they erected a rack for torture, which was called in derision the Duke of Exeter's Daughter, and still remained in the Tower of London, where it was occasionally used as an engine of state, not of law,...
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Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (Partly ...

Henry John Stephen, James Stephen - Law - 1874
...king" dom as the rule of government; " for the 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, " (3 Inst. 35,) where it was occa" sionally used as an engine of " state, not of law, more than once...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 2

Herbert Broom, Edward Alfred Hadley, Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1875
...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 (e); where it was occasionally used as an engine of state, not of law, more than once in the reign...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1876
...into this kingdom as the rule of government, fora 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 ; (0) where it was occasionally used as an engine of state, not of law, more than once in the reign...
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