Wakeman sentence example

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  • The custom of blowing the wakeman's horn every night at nine o'clock is said to have originated about A.D.
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  • From before the Conquest until the incorporation charter of 1604 Ripon was governed by a wakeman and 12 elders, or aldermen, but in 1604 the title of wakeman was changed to mayor, and 12 aldermen and 24 common councilmen were appointed.
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  • Sir George Wakeman, the queen's physician, was accused of purposing to poison the king, and the queen was named as being concerned in the plot.
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  • Sir Philip Lloyd proved Oates to have perjured himself in open court, and Wakeman was acquitted.
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