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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 Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year - Page 377
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Measure for measure. Comedy of errors

William Shakespeare - 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...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 horrid engine...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1793
...VI. had laid a defign to introduce the civil law into this kingdom as the rule of government, for a beginning thereof they erected a rack for torture; which was called in derifion the Duke of Exeter's Daughter, and ftill remains in the Tower of London, where it was occafionajly...
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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
...laid a design to introduce the civil law into this kingdom, as the rule of government, for a 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, where it was occasionally used as an engine...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812
...VI had laid a design to introduce the civil law into this kingdom as the rule of government, for a beginning thereof they erected a rack for torture...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 Lord's Prayer...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812
...VI had laid a design to introduce the civil law into this kingdom as the r'ule of government, for a beginning thereof they erected a rack for torture...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 Lord's Prayer...
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The Criminal Recorder: Or, Biographical Sketches of Notorious ..., Volume 2

Crime - 1815
...this kingdom, as tlie rule of government, for a beginning thereof they erected a rack for iorture, which was called in derision the Duke of Exeter's...state, not of law, more than once in the reign of Queen Elisabeth. But when, upon the assassinatiot) of Villiers, Duke of Bucking. ham, by Felton, it was proposed...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1818
...VI. had laid a design to introduce the civil law 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 ot Exeter's Daughter, and still remains in the Tower of London, where it was occasionally used as an...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 9

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1824
...civil law 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...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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