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Jeffreys

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noun
  1. George1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem, 1648–89, English jurist.
  2. Sir Harold,1891–1989, British geophysicist and astronomer.
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Jeffreys

noun
  1. George, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem. ?1645–89, English judge, notorious for his brutality at the "Bloody Assizes" (1685), where those involved in Monmouth's rebellion were tried
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