See also:part of the
See also:penalty anciently ordained in England for treason . Until 187o the full punishment for the
See also:crime was that the
See also:culprit be dragged on a
See also:hurdle to the place of execution; that he be hanged by the
See also:neck but not till he was dead; that he should be disembowelled or
See also:drawn and his entrails burned before his eyes; that his
See also:head be cut off and his
See also:body divided into four parts or quartered . This brutal penalty was first inflicted in 1284 on the Welsh
See also:David, and on
See also:Wallace a few years later . In
See also:Richard 111.'s reign one Collingbourne, for writing the famous
See also:couplet " The Cat, the
See also:Rat and Lovel the
See also:Rule all England under the Hog," was executed on Tower
See also:Hill .
See also:Stow says, " After having been hanged, he was cut down immediately and his entrails were then extracted and thrown into the
See also:fire, and all this was so speedily done that when the executioners pulled out his heart he spoke and said ` Jesus, Jesus."
See also:Despard and his six accomplices were in 1803 hanged, drawn and quartered for conspiring to assassinate
See also:George III . The
See also:sentence was last passed (though not carried out) upon the
See also:Fenians Burke and O'Brien in 1867 . There is a tradition that
See also:Harrison the regicide, after being disembowelled,
See also:rose and boxed the ears of the executioner .
See also:ROOM (a shortened
See also:form of " with-drawing room," the longer form being usual in the 16th and 17th centuries), the
See also:English name generally employed for a room used in a dwelling-
See also:house for the reception of
See also:company . It originated in the setting apart of such a room, as the more private and exclusive preserve of the ladies of the
See also:household, to which they withdrew from the dining-room . The
See also:term "drawing-room " is also used in a
See also:special sense of the formal receptions or " courts " held by the
See also:sovereign or his representative, at which ladies are presented, as distinguished from a "
See also:levee," at which men are presented .
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