(2) The diminished supply of slaves further acted in the direction of the rehabilitation of free labour.
His rehabilitation of Henry VIII.
It would have been a bold, not to say a reckless, dreamer who dared predict that any future researches could restore to us the lost knowledge that had been forgotten for more than two millenniums. Yet the Victorian era was scarcely ushered in before the work of rehabilitation began, which was to lead to the most astounding discoveries and to an altogether unprecedented extension of historical knowledge.
Darwin's theory had as one of its results the reformation and rehabilitation of teleology.
Against this law, too, many petitions went to Rome for rehabilitation, until in 1498 the Spanish pope Alexander VI.