The earldom did not return to the Despenser family until 1397, when it was conferred on the great-grandson of the attainted Earl.
"The Well in the Desert" by Emily Sarah Holt
In fact, Le Despenser never was attainted.
"The White Rose of Langley" by Emily Sarah Holt
Others of his following failed not in the "attaint," and horses and troopers floundered in the sand.
"Under the Rose" by Frederic Stewart Isham
The bill passed, in spite of justice, in spite of the eloquence of the attainted earl.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
He thirsted after Court favour, and wealth, and died attainted and landless.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
One of her songs, "The Attainted Scottish Nobles," had a great influence in restoring them to their former titles.
"Chronicles of Strathearn" by Various
It arose from the fact that many members of the Lower House had been attainted by the late government.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
Under Edward IV his lands are naturally granted to other people and he is attainted.
"Henry the Sixth" by John Blacman
Henry VI being attainted in 1 Edw.
"Commentaries on the Laws of England" by William Blackstone
Hereditaryship is, in this sense, as much an attaint upon principle, as an outrage upon society.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
Clifford was killed at Ferrybridge on the 28th of March 1461, and was afterwards attainted.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
Although of the Yorkist Courtenays, he was of Buckingham's party and, being attainted by Richard III.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
Southampton was convicted, attainted and imprisoned during the queen's life.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
Lochiel's son and successor, John, who was attainted for sharing in the rebellion of 1715, died in Flanders in 1748.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
He was never attainted.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
Both were again lost in 1397 on his son being beheaded and attainted.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
In criminal cases a writ of attaint was issued at suit of the king, and in civil cases at the suit of either party.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
Fetch sage and thyme and peppermint, that the fumes of this place may not attaint her breath!
"The Three Heron's Feathers" by Hermann Sudermann
In fact, you and yours are attainted, and at a word from me ruin falls upon you all.
"Sweet Mace" by George Manville Fenn
Hare was declared and proclaimed an "attainted traitor," and his property was confiscated and sold.
"History of the Early Settlement of the Juniata Valley" by U. J. (Uriah James) Jones