act of treason


act of treason

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  • Treason Act — can refer to a number of different laws enacted in a number of different jurisdictions, including: * Treason Act 1351 * Treason Act 1495 * Treasons Act 1534 * Treason Act 1661 * Treason Act 1695 * Treason Act 1702 * Treason Act 1708 * Treason Act …   Wikipedia

  • Treason — In law, treason is the crime that covers some of the more serious acts of disloyalty to one s sovereign or nation. Historically, treason also covered the murder of specific social superiors, such as the murder of a husband by his wife (treason… …   Wikipedia

  • Treason Act 1397 — The Treason Act 1397 (21 Ric.2 c. 12) was an Act of the Parliament of England. It was supplemented by three other Acts (21 Ric.2 c. 3, 4 and 20). The four Acts together dealt with high treason. The main Act (c.12) was a lengthy document setting… …   Wikipedia

  • Treason Act 1842 — The Treason Act 1842 (5 6 Vict. c. 51) is a British law which was passed early in the reign of Queen Victoria. Part of it is still in force today. It was last used in 1981 to prosecute Marcus Sarjeant.ection 1In 19th century Britain, treason had… …   Wikipedia

  • Treason Act 1702 — The Treason Act 1702 (1 Anne stat. 2 c. 21) is an Act of the Parliament of England, passed to enforce the line of succession to the English throne, previously established by the Bill of Rights 1689 and the Act of Settlement 1701.The Act makes it… …   Wikipedia

  • treason — n. 1) to commit; plot treason 2) high treason 3) an act of treason 4) treason to + inf. (it is treason to sell military information to a foreign power) * * * [ triːz(ə)n] plot treason an act of treason hightreason to commit treason to + inf. (it… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • treason felony — noun : an offense under English law partaking of the nature of treason (as devising by overt act to depose or levy war against the sovereign to compel changes of policy or to intimidate or overawe Parliament) and usually involving life… …   Useful english dictionary

  • treason — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ high PREPOSITION ▪ treason against ▪ an act of high treason against the English crown PHRASES ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • treason — noun (U) the crime of being disloyal to your country or its government, especially by helping its enemies or trying to remove the government using violence (+ against): an act of treason against the state | commit treason (=do something that is… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • treason — trea·son / trēz ən/ n [Anglo French treison crime of violence against a person to whom allegiance is owed, literally, betrayal, from Old French traïson, from traïr to betray, from Latin tradere to hand over, surrender]: the offense of attempting… …   Law dictionary

  • Act Of War: High Treason — Act of War High Treason Éditeur Atari Développeur Eugen Sy …   Wikipédia en Français

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