Bloody Assizes


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see Jeffreys of Wem, George Jeffreys, 1st BaronJeffreys of Wem, George Jeffreys, 1st Baron,
1645?–1689, English judge under Charles II and James II. A notoriously cruel judge, he presided over many of the trials connected with the Popish Plot (see Oates,
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But he said: "The Rugby World Cup, in which one particular referee - who happens not to be an Englishman, was responsible for perhaps the greatest injustice we have seen on British soil since the Bloody Assizes.
Known as "The Hanging Judge", Jeffreys - who was born in Wrexham - took charge of the Bloody Assizes in the 17th century.
WHERE did Judge Jeffreys start the Bloody Assizes of 1685?
It was during his tenure that the Bloody Assizes, a series of trials that took place at Ancaster in May 1814, took place.
Michigan, Justice Scalia asserted that "the vicious punishments for treason decreed in the Bloody Assizes (drawing and quartering, burning of women felons, beheading, disembowling, etc.
Had it fizzled and the reigning king, James II, not been displaced by William and Mary, the retribution would have been so great that the Bloody Assizes and "Hanging" Judge Jeffreys would have paled in comparison.
For drama, walk down Dorchester's High West Street, the 17th-century lodging house of the infamous Judge Jeffries, who presided over the Bloody Assizes.
1685: Judge Jeffreys began sentencing rebels to death at what became known as the Bloody Assizes, after the Duke of Monmouth's rebellion - more than a thousand were condemned although only around 300 were actually executed.
Behaving like Judge Jeffreys at the Bloody Assizes, he subjected council officials and candidates alike to frequent verbal battering for no reason whatsoever.
WHERE did Judge Jeffreys hold the Bloody Assizes of 1685?
Wrexham-born Judge Jeffreys, notorious for his brutality at the Bloody Assizes, bought the manor of Wem & Loppington in 1684.
27 The infamous Bloody Assizes of 1685, presided over by Lord Chief Justice George Jeffreys, dealt out savage punishment to the followers of whose failed revolt?