Lord Jeffreys, Chief Justice (1645-1689). Known as the 'Hanging Judge', Jeffreys earned a reputation for condemning convicted

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Lord Jeffreys, Chief Justice (1645-1689). Known as the 'Hanging Judge', Jeffreys earned a reputation for condemning convicted criminals to death, especially during the Monmouth Rebellion. Engraving by R. White, afgter Sir Godfrey Kneller's illustration.