general pardon

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  • All the others, whose conduct had rendered them liable to justice, received either a special acquittal or a general pardon. Cited from Voyages of Columbus Vol. II,Washington Irving
  • The Spanish viceroy, however, felt the situation was under control and issued a general pardon to every rebel who would lay down his arms.
  • Subarnaprabha and her supporters were released and given a general pardon.
  • In her name, they promised a general pardon, but the Horvats refused to submit.
  • Despite a subsequent general pardon that pardoned all prisoners, Cui remained held after the pardon.
  • After serving eleven years, they are released under a general pardon on 20 February 1924.
  • In April 1581, a general pardon was offered to all but the rebellion's leaders.
  • The governor, in his Majesty's name, gave them a general pardon for the death of Magallanes and his men. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 23, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • He was later returned to Calais, but due to a general pardon he could not be executed for heresy.
  • Although released in October 1690 following a general pardon, he died in 1694 at the age of twenty-eight.
  • He therefore prepared to first kill Erzhu Rong and then declaring a general pardon.
  • After the war, Bramlette issued a general pardon for most ex-Confederates in the state.
  • For a while, he served as the leader of the neighborhood, but after he was accused of crimes, he fled, returning home only after a general pardon.
  • The General Pardon me, Godard, I am a little hasty, as you know. Cited from The Stepmother, A Drama in Five Acts, by Honore De Balzac
  • In 1921, he was released following a general pardon.
  • He therefore prepared first to kill Erzhu Rong and then to declare a general pardon.
  • The admiral granted their request and passed a general pardon, on condition that their captain should remain a prisoner lest he might stir up another mutiny. Cited from History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. III, by Robert Kerr
  • He was excepted from the general pardon granted at the end of the parliament in 1552.
  • Some of those who had reason to believe that they would not be included in the general pardon, fled abroad in an attempt to escape royalist retribution.
  • Wafer eventually reached Philadelphia, where he availed himself of King James's general pardon to pirates. Cited from The Pirates' Who's Who, by Philip Gosse
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