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Origin of attainder
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Example sentences from the Web for attainder
That gentleman had been permitted to pass an act of attainder, which had lain unnoticed on the table for six weeks.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
His attainder, and that of his family, together with the forfeiture of his lands, was then pronounced.
In 1759 his attainder was reversed, but he continued to live abroad.
The charge of high treason could not be legally established, and a bill of attainder was passed against him in 1645.The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.].|Hartley Withers
Dare you put eight and twenty millions of men into your bill of attainder?