A temporary framework with a floor, used by workmen
He met his death on the scaffold with calmness and dignity.
He was arrested and would have died on the scaffold if sympathisers had not rescued him.
Strafford was recalled to expiate his career on the scaffold; the army was disbanded; and the helm of the state remained in the hands of a land-jobber and of a superannuated Rebel lion soldier.
The incorruptible wanted to ship. become the invulnerable and the scaffold of the guillotine waa clowded.
Those taken in open rebellion were deported by Lord Durham to save them from the scaffold; and although 90 were condemned to death only 12 were executed.