Laws, however, did not protect the women, who were the mere chattels of their lords.
The Estensi made themselves lords of Ferrara; the Torriani headed the Guelphs of Milan.
Danby had removed to the country, but returned on the 21st of April to avoid the threatened passing by the Lords of the attainder, and was sent to the Tower.
Servants—which her father and mother had been—were listed on the House of their immortal lords.
The new members of council disembarked at Calcutta on the 19th of October 1774; and on the following day commenced the long feud which scarcely terminated twentyone years later with the acquittal of Warren Hastings by the House of Lords.