Jeffreys

[ jef-reez ]
/ ˈdʒɛf riz /

noun

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

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Jeffreys
/ (ˈdʒɛfrɪz) /

noun

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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