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William Hughes

who, with one lately deceased, have contributed from the commencement 325 l . 10 s., and the 118 contribute annually 197 l . 19 s. 6d. We receive 23 l . 0 s. 2 d. as the interest of five Exchequer bills. We have 844 l . 4 s. 3½ d. in hand. This represents a slight, though

in That devil's trick
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Religion, folklore, Shakespeare
E.J. Clery
Robert Miles

Exactness, and the Earls of Godolphin and Oxford went out of their Office with clean Hands , and died poor. Mezeray tells us of one Girard de Possi , who being seized with a Remorse of Conscience for having robb’d his Master, refunded it into the Exchequer of his own Accord: But the Historian adds, he believes this Example will always remain singular. 1.6 Horace

in Gothic documents
Reputation, rage, and liberty
Amy Milne-Smith

above any obligations to his class or his status. William Windham was from an old Norfolk family. He came of age, married a courtesan, and began running through the family fortune. His behaviour, even by the standards of the day, went beyond merely eccentric, rakish, or unconventional. Over the holiday season of 1861–1862, a jury of twenty-four men and Masters in Lunacy oversaw an Inquiry at the Court of Exchequer in Westminster before bursting crowds to decide whether that behaviour reached the threshold of madness. No less

in Out of his mind