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Trial of Peter Finnerty, for a libel against Lord Castlereagh

Peter Finnerty

Trial of Peter Finnerty, for a libel against Lord Castlereagh

in the court of King"s Bench, London, February 7, 1811.

by Peter Finnerty

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Published by Printed by Largin & Thompson in New-York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • London.
    • Subjects:
    • Castlereagh, Robert Stewart, Viscount, 1769-1822.,
    • Trials (Libel) -- England -- London.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsMiscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAC901 .M5 vol. 670, no. 11
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. ;
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL942357M
      LC Control Number95844846

      Ltb€ l*.~ Ar. the Court of King's Bench, on Thursday, John Gale Jones was found guilty of publishing a libel against' Lord Castlereagh, and Mr. Finnerty pleaded guilty to a charge of the same kind against his lordship. Both' defendants were ordered into custody. Sentence will be prononticed next term. Hi, I'm starting to research for my first attempt at a novel, and I'm really excited about the plot! It's historical fiction but set in an 80s dictatorship and so the problem is that the main villain (state sponsored terrorist you could say) is still alive. The Special Criminal Court trial of businessman Jim Mansfield Jnr has been pushed back a number of months to October 5 due to complications with certain witnesses arising out of the Covid crisis. Mr Mansfield Jnr was due to stand trial at the non-jury court on April 20 on charges relating to false imprisonment and the perversion of justice.


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: Trial Of Peter Finerty, Late Printer Of The Press, For A Libel Against His Excellency For a libel against Lord Castlereagh book Camden, Lord Lieutenant Of Ireland, In A Letter Signed Marcus, In. The result was that Castlereagh had Finnerty arrested for libel, and Finnerty spent a further eighteen months in prison.

If he needed any more coverage after this, Shelley wrote a poem in his defence.[12] Finnerty was not the only “war correspondent” on Walcheren, but his reputation and libel trial made him easily the most notorious.

Finnerty, Peter, one of the ablest reporters of his time, was born at Loughrea in At an early age he sought his fortune in Dublin, and became a printer. In he was printer and editor of the Press, the organ of the United Irishmen, to which both Curran and Moore are said to have 22nd December he was tried for a libel on the Government concerning the trial and.

This he attributed to Lord Castlereagh, whom he libelled accordingly. On 7 Feb. he was sentenced by the court of queen's bench to eighteen months' imprisonment in Lincoln gaol for a libel charging his lordship with cruelty in Ireland.

The talent and courage which he displayed at the trial obtained for him a public subscription of 2,l.

Later, he got into more trouble with the British authorities and was put on trial for libel on November 9th (against the Duke of York); and again on January 31st (against Lord Castlereagh - see under lines ).

There is reason to believe that "Barrack Street" in Loughrea was (for a time) called "Finnerty Street" in his memory. Another casualty was Peter Finnerty, a veteran Irish journalist who had attacked Viscount Castlereagh in a letter published in The Morning Chronicle, accusing him, among other things, of encouraging the use of torture against the Irish in Castlereagh brought a personal libel Cited by: 2.

Peter Finnerty, a reporter on the Morning Chronicle, received sentence in the court of king's bench for a libel on lord Castlereagh, for which he was condemned to an imprisonment of eighteen months in Lincoln jail, and to find security for his good behaviour for five years from that time, himself in £, and two sureties in £ each.

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