Words nearby attainder
Origin of attainder
Examples from the Web for attainder
Difficulties arose, and the impeachment was turned into a bill of attainder.
On the attainder of his son, the castle escheated to the crown.
The title of Nithisdale, except for the attainder, would have descended upon the next heir, Mr. Maxwell of Carruchan.Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745|Mrs. Thomson
But the king could pardon anyone convicted by Parliamentary bill of attainder.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly
They passed an act of forfeiture and attainder against Henry VI.