Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of Jeffreys, George in English:
1st Baron ( circa 1645–89), Welsh judge. Chief Justice of the King’s Bench from 1683, he took part in the Popish Plot prosecutions and later became infamous for his brutal sentencing at the Bloody Assizes.
Definition of Jeffreys, George in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan