Definitions for jeffreys, baron

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word jeffreys, baron

The Nuttall EncyclopediaRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Jeffreys, Baron

    of infamous memory, born in Wales; became Chief-Justice of England in 1863; was one of the advisers and promoters of the tyrannical proceedings of James II.'s reign, and notorious for his cruel and vindictive judgments as a judge, to the indignation of the people; tried to escape on the arrival of William; was discovered lurking in a public-house at Wapping, and apprehended and committed to the Tower, where he died (1648-1689).


Find a translation for the jeffreys, baron definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these jeffreys, baron definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"jeffreys, baron." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 Mar. 2015. <, baron>.

Are we missing a good definition for jeffreys, baron? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for jeffreys, baron:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.