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The Star-chamber: an historical romance

William Harrison Ainsworth

The Star-chamber: an historical romance

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Published by G. Routledge & Co. .
Written in English


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Whether or not that happening is exciting is another question. On first taking the house, Madame Bonaventure gave it out that she and the skipper were Huguenots, descended from families who had suffered much persecution during the time of the League, for staunch adherence to their faith; and the statement was generally credited, though there were some who professed to doubt it. The 'prentices and their leader XI. One of these represented the Massacre of St. They had the name of law to justify their proceedings, and all its authority to uphold them. A good Gothic thriller.

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A romance with the backdrop of the notorious Star Chamber of the English legal system. The Chamber began as purely administrative, but gradually took on more of a judicial role, enforcing the monarch's will when the courts could or would not do so.

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