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Origin of Star Chamber
Words nearby Star Chamber
Example sentences from the Web for Star Chamber
These were maintained by a vigilant and unsparing exercise of jurisdiction in the court of star-chamber.
Almost all that he gained by his heartless diplomacy was a seat in the council and in the star-chamber.
The records show the star-chamber to have taken cognisance both of civil suits and of offences throughout the time of the Tudors.
These were maintained by a vigilant and unsparing exercise of jurisdiction in the Court of Star-chamber.
No star-chamber court, no secret inquisition, in this nineteenth century, can ever be made acceptable to the American mind.The Judicial Murder of Mary E. Surratt|David Miller DeWitt
British Dictionary definitions for Star Chamber
Cultural definitions for Star Chamber
A royal court that began in England in the Middle Ages; cases were heard there without juries. Under the early Stuart kings, it was known for its tyrannical judgments. The name came from the courtroom's ceiling, which was painted with stars.