george jeffreys


George (1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem) 1648–89, English jurist.
Sir Harold, 1891–1989, British geophysicist and astronomer. Unabridged
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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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george jeffreys

English judge notorious for his cruelty and corruption. He presided over the "Bloody Assizes" of 1685 following the failure of the duke of Monmouth's rebellion and was in charge of executing the unpopular religious policy of the Roman Catholic king James II

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