noun British History.
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Example sentences from the Web for marshalsea
Froissart applies the term to the Marshalsea prison in London.
Bonner, the most justly obnoxious of them all, was confined in the 114 Marshalsea.Constitutional History of England, Vol 1 of 3|Henry Hallam
He locked himself up as carefully as he locked up the Marshalsea debtors.
The Marshalsea had several notable neighbors in its own line of trade.In Jail with Charles Dickens|Alfred Trumble
Little Dorrit parted from them at the door, and hastened back to the Marshalsea.