Definition of Attainders

1. Noun. (plural of attainder) ¹



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Definition of Attainders

1. attainder [n] - See also: attainder

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Attainders

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attainders (current term)
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Literary usage of Attainders

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1. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart by John Gibson Lockhart (1839)
"Hints Respecting an Application for a Reversal of the attainders in 1715 and 1745. " September 1822. " A good many years ago, Mr Erskine of Mar, ..."

2. The Parliamentary Debatesby Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament by Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament (1825)
"Edward Thomas Monro, MD George L. Tuthill, MD" REVERSAL OF attainders.] Mr. Secretary I'ecl said, that it became necessary for him, in the discharge of his ..."

3. Select Documents of English Constitutional History by George Burton Adams, Henry Morse Stephens (1906)
"Reversal of attainders 19 Henry VII. c. 28. 2 SX 669.) king our sovereign lord, considering that divers and many -1- persons, whereof some of them and some ..."

4. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Hannah More Macaulay Trevelyan (1858)
"This bill was soon followed by three other bills other attainders which annulled three wicked and infamous reveled. judgments, the judgment against Sidney, ..."

5. War Powers Under the Constitution of the United States by William Whiting (1864)
"This limitation applies, in terms, only to th^ effect of attainders of treason. CHARACTERISTICS OF ATTAINDER OF TREASON. There is no attainder of treason ..."

6. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"Some more Lancastrian attainders were reversed ; the most noteworthy being that ... The other attainders reversed were those of Sir Thomas Findera and Sir ..."

7. A History of the English Church by George Gresley Perry (1900)
"attainders, or the condemnation of a person by Act of Parliament, ... This Parliament has an evil prominence for the number of attainders passed by it. ..."

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