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" I am brought hither) was by a council of war, nothing in the captain's case alledged against me ; which council I had reason to expect would have justified my plea for quarter, that being an ancient and honourable plea amongst soldiers, and not violated... "
Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of ... - Page cclvii
1867
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Private Devotions and Miscellanies of James, Seventh Earl of ..., Volume 67

James Stanley Earl of Derby - Isle of Man - 1867
...'s the guilt ? I fly not, and here 's none to pursue you." Then his Lordship perceiving he might not speak freely, turned himself to his servant, and gave...ancient and an honourable plea amongst soldiers, and not violated that I know of till this time. I am made the first suffering precedent in this case; I...
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The Great Stanley: Or James VIIth Earl of Derby, and His Noble Countess ...

Joseph George Cumming - Isle of Man History Fiction - 1867 - 279 pages
...what he had to say, had he not been disturbed ; which is as follows, as it was in my Lord's paper, under his own hand : — " My sentence (upon which...by a Council of war ; nothing in the Captain's case alleged against me ; which Council I had reason to expect would have justified my plea for quarter,...
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The Great Stanley: Or, James, VIIth Earl of Derby, and His Noble Countess ...

Joseph George Cumming - Isle of Man - 1867 - 279 pages
...sentence (upon which I am brought hither) was by a Council of war ; nothing in the Captain's case alleged against me ; which Council I had reason to expect would have justified my plea for quarter, that being an ancient and honourable plea amongst soldiers, and not violated (that I know...
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The Stanleys of Knowsley, a history

William Pollard - 1868
...the world know the contents of the latter part of his intended speech, which were as follow :— " My sentence (upon which I am brought hither), " was...a Council of War ; nothing in the captain's " case alleged against me ; which Council, I had reason " to expect, would have justified my plea for quarter,...
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