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attainders

attainders Sentence Examples

  • The case was carried to England, where in 1695 parliament reversed the attainders of the victims, and for many years the province was rent by the Leislerian and anti-Leislerian factions.

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  • For the successive attainders of the Lancastrians and the Nevilles had swept away many of the older noble families, and Edwards house of peers consisted for the main part of new men, his own partisans promoted for good service, who had not the grip on the land that their predecessors had possessed.

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  • The case was carried to England, where in 1695 parliament reversed the attainders of the victims, and for many years the province was rent by the Leislerian and anti-Leislerian factions.

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  • For the successive attainders of the Lancastrians and the Nevilles had swept away many of the older noble families, and Edwards house of peers consisted for the main part of new men, his own partisans promoted for good service, who had not the grip on the land that their predecessors had possessed.

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  • Afterwards the constant and easy changes of allegiance, as one faction or the other was in the ascendant, the wholesale confiscations and attainders, the never-ending executions, the sudden prosperity of adventurers, the premium on time-serving and intrigue, sufficed to make the whole nation cynical and sordid.

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