(the) Bloody Assizes


(the) Bloody Assizes
the Bloody Assizes [the Bloody Assizes]
a series of ↑assizes (= courts of law) in the west of England in 1685 at which Judge Jeffreys condemned 300 people to death, and 1 000 to be sent as slaves to America, for supporting the Duke of Monmouth against King ↑James II.

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