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Category:George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys

George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem, PC (15 May 1645 – 18 April 1689), also known as "The Hanging Judge", became notable during the reign of King James II, rising to the position of Lord Chancellor (and serving as Lord High Steward in certain instances).

George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys 
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Welsh judge
Date of birth 15 May 1645
Date of death 18 April 1689
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  • judge
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