Sentence Examples


  • The appellant may, however, request that bishop to send priests from his side to sit with the synod of appeal.
  • In the regular course of those appeals an appellant could not leap the intermediate stages; but he could at any stage go to this final appeal, omisso medio, as it was technically called (see de appell.
  • He joined the lords appellant in their opposition to the king and his ministers, and was in power with them 1388-1389; treacherously arrested by Richard in 1397, he was imprisoned in the Tower of London (the Beauchamp Tower being called after him), but liberated by Henry IV.
  • Then followed the constitutional revolution of the lords appellant in 1388.
  • Oxford and Suffolk succeeded in escaping to France, but the king and the rest of his adherents fell into the hands of the lords appellant They threatened for a moment to depose him, but finally placed him under the control of a council and ministers Execution chosen by themselves, and to put him in a proper of the state of terror, executed Lord Beauchamp, the judge, kings Sir Robert Tressilian.

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