hanged, drawn and quartered

The death sentence previously passed on those guilty of high treason. <!Encyclopedic and mostly irrelevant to the entry

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  • Hanged, Drawn And Quartered — Supplice de Hugues le Despenser (manuscrit de Froissart) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hanged, drawn and quartered — (engl.; „erhängt, ausgeweidet und gevierteilt“) war die in England verhängte Strafe für Hochverrat, insbesondere wenn es um Land, Herrscher oder Falschmünzerei ging. Verhängt wurde sie von den Assisen, einem von der Krone eingesetzten Gerichtshof …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hanged, drawn and quartered — The execution of Hugh Despenser the Younger, as depicted in the Froissart of Louis of Gruuthuse To be hanged, drawn and quartered was from 1351 a penalty in England for men convicted of high treason, although the ritual was first recorded during… …   Wikipedia

  • Hanged, drawn and quartered —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Équarrissage. Supplice de Hugues le Despenser (manuscrit de Froissart) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hanged, drawn and quartered — Representación de la ejecución de Hugo Despenser el Joven en un manuscrito de Jean Froissart. Hanged, drawn and quartered (literalmente, ahorcado, arrastrado o extraído[1] …   Wikipedia Español

  • hanged, drawn and quartered — A method of executing traitors in England, said to have been introduced in 1241. The traitor was carried on a sled, or hurdle to the gallows (formerly dragged there tied to the tail of a horse); hanged till half dead and then cut down; his… …   Black's law dictionary

  • hanged, drawn and quartered — ➡ capital punishment * * * …   Universalium

  • Hung, Drawn and Quartered —    This form of execution was used to punish someone for high treason. It was first performed on David, Prince of Wales in 1282 for attacking Hawarden Castle, and last recorded in 1817 in Derby. The poet Shelley witnessed this last execution. The …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Drawing and quartering — Hanged, drawn and quartered (zu deutsch: erhängt, ausgeweidet und gevierteilt), war die in England verhängte Strafe für Hochverrat, insbesondere wenn es um Land, Herrscher oder Falschmünzerei ging. Verhängt wurde sie vom „Assize Court“, einem von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Irish Confessors and Martyrs — • The period covered by this article embraces that between the years 1540 and (approximately) 1713 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Irish Confessors and Martyrs     Irish Confessors and Martyrs …   Catholic encyclopedia

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