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Gurney, William Brodie 1777-1855

Works: 193 works in 496 publications in 1 language and 6,798 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc  History  Sources  Patents 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent, Reporter
Classifications: HB161, 330
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Most widely held works by William Brodie Gurney
The trial of James Watson for high treason : at the bar of the Court of King's Bench on Monday the 9th, Tuesday the 10th, Wednesday the 11th, Thursday the 12th, Friday the 13th, Saturday the 14th, and Monday the 16th of June, 1817 : with the antecedent proceedings by James Watson( Book )

13 editions published between 1817 and 1975 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Spa Fields Riots was public disorder arising out of mass meetings at Spa Fields, Islington, England on 15 November and 2 December 1816. Revolutionary Spenceans, who opposed the British government, had planned to encourage rioting and then seize control of the government by taking the Tower of London and the Bank of England. Arthur Thistlewood and three other Spencean leaders were arrested and charged with high treason as a result of the riot; James Watson was on trial during June 1817 with Messrs Wetherell and Copley as their defence counsel. Watson was acquitted and the other three were released without trial."--Wikipedia
The trial of Edward Marcus Despard, Esquire. For high treason, at the Session House, Newington, Surry, on Monday the seventh of February, 1803 by Edward Marcus Despard( Book )

13 editions published between 1803 and 2007 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law relating to principal and factor address by James William Freshfield( Book )

12 editions published in 1823 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trial of Colonel Quentin : of the Tenth, or, Prince of Wales's own regiment of hussars, by a general court-martial, held at Whitehall, on Monday, the 17th of October, 1814 ; and continued, by adjournment, till Monday, the 31st of October, 1814. by George Augustus Quentin( Book )

8 editions published between 1814 and 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of Colonel Quentin for neglect of duty and allowing relaxed discipline in his regiment
Trial of Charles Pinney, Esq. in the Court of King's Bench, on an information, filed by His Majesty's attorney-general, charging him with neglect of duty in his office as mayor of Bristol during the riots by Charles Pinney( Book )

5 editions published in 1833 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of Charles Pinney, mayor of Britol, England. He was charged with neglecting his duty during the riots of 1831. The riots began when the tory-dominated House of Lords refused to ratify an act which would have given greater number of the population the right to vote. Major Pinney was pro-reform and sympathetic to the cause and anger brought on by the protestors
Leeds new gas company committee on the bill -copy of the evidence given by the promoters and opponents of the bill by Great Britain( Book )

3 editions published in 1834 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minutes of a court martial holden on board H.M.S. Gladiator, in Portsmouth Harbour : on Wednesday, the 26th day of July, 1809, and continued by adjournment till Friday, the 4th day of August following, on the trial of the Right Honourable James, Lord Gambier, Admiral of the Blue, commander in chief of the Channel fleet, &c. &c. &c., including a complete copy of His Lordship's defence, taken from the original, and the whole of the evidence and occasional discussion by James Gambier Gambier( Book )

4 editions published in 1809 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gambier requested this court martial to clear his name against charges that he did not allow Lord Cochrane to fully defeat the French at the Battle of Basque Roads during the Napoleonic Wars. He was acquitted
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Alternative Names
Gurney, W. B. 1777-1855

Gurney, W. B. (William Brodie), 1777-1855

William Brodie Gurney British philanthropist

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