Jeffreys Unabridged


Francis ("Lord Jeffrey") 1773–1850, Scottish jurist, editor, and critic.
a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “divine peace.” Unabridged
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Jeffrey (ˈdʒɛfrɪ)
Francis, Lord. 1773--1850, Scottish judge and literary critic. As editor of the Edinburgh Review (1803--29), he was noted for the severity of his criticism of the romantic poets, esp Wordsworth

Jeffreys (ˈdʒɛfrɪz)
George, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem. ?1645--89, English judge, notorious for his brutality at the "Bloody Assizes" (1685), where those involved in Monmouth's rebellion were tried

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