A Brief Display of the Origin and History of Ordeals: Trials by Battle; Courts of Chivalry Or Honour; and the Decision of Private Quarrels by Single Combat: Also, a Chronological Register of the Principal Duels Fought from the Accession of His Late Majesty to the Present Time

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Richard Brinsley Sheridan Esq and Mr Mathews
15
Lord Townsend and the Earl of Bellamont
16
Mr Scawen and Mr Fitzgerald
17
Mr Whateley and John Temple
18
Captain Stoney and Reverend Mr Bate
19
Count Rice and Viscount du Barry
20
Lieutenant Col and Lieutenant of Militia
21
On the Origin and History of Ordeals
25
Trial by Single Combat in Appeals
36
Between The Earl of A and Mr F M
40
Lord William Murray and Mr Gilbert Waugh
41
Lieutenants Gamble and Mollison
42
Lord Macartney and Major General Stewart
43
Counsellor Hutchinson and Lord Mount morris
44
Combat
45
Between Earl Talbot and John Wilkes
65
Between Lord Valentia and Henry Gawler
66
Mr Wm Carpenter and Mr John Pride
67
Lieut Fitzgerald and Lieut Warrington
68
Captain Smith and Lieut Francis Buckley
69
Colonel King and Colonel Fitzgerald
70
Right Hon William Pitt and George
71
Mr Wilkes and Mr Martin
77
Cornet Gardiner and Rev Mr Hill
96
Between Lieut Stewart and Lieut Bagnall
97
Mr OConnell and Mr DEstree
98
Colonel Quentin and Colonel Palmer
99
Mr and
100
P Dillon Esq and B Kane
101
Mr Alley and Mr Adolphus
102
Major Lockyer and Mr Sutton Cochrane
103
Mr Theodore OCallaghan and Lieut Bailey
104
Lieut Cartwright and Lieut Maxwell
105
Captain N and Lieut
107
Lieut Gordon and a French Officer at Cambray
108
Lieut Pickford and Mons Mariner
109
Mr Mand Mr
110
Captain Dobbyn and Mr Fellowes
111
Lieut Williams R N and Mr Walcot
112
Honourable Charles James Fox and Mr Adam
113
Dr Bacon and Dr John S Hardaway
114
Mr Wallace and Mr Vanliomright
115
Mr Searle and Mr Purver
116
Counsellor R
117
Earl of Shelburne and Colonel Fullarton
118
Mr Hillson and Mr Marsden
119
Mr B and Mr
120
Duel prevented
121
Mr Donovan and Captain James Hanson
122
The Ear of Hand Lord
123
Reverend Mr Bate and Mr
124
Reverend Mr Allen and Lloyd Dulany
125
General Mason and Mr Mac Carty
126
Captain Johnston 64th Reg and Ben
127
Duel prevented
128
Mr Riddell and Mr Cunningham
129
Lord Macartney and Mr Sadleir
138
Captain Wand a French Gentleman
139
Colonel Dand Captain
141
F11 Esq and B Fn
142
Captain Hnn and Mr Ber
143
Sir John Macpherson and Major Browne
146
Robert Keon Esq and George Nugent Reynolds
147
H R H the Duke of York and Colonel Lenox
149
Captain Edward Pellew and Lieutenant J M Northey
152
Captain Tongue and Captain Paterson 51 Colonel Lenox and Theophilus Swift Esq 52 Mr Curran M P and Major Hobart 53 Sir George Ramsay and ...
156
Between Mr M a and Mr C
157
Mr Stephens and Mr Anderson
158
Captain Harvey Aston and Lieutenant Fitzgerald
159
Mr Graham and Mr Julius
160
Mr Frizell and Mr Clarke
161
Mr John Scott and Mr Christie
162
R Gough Esq and Lieutenant Colonel Camac Ist Life Guards
163
Mr Kemble and Mr Aikin
164
Earl of Lonsdale and Captain Cuthbert
165
Captain Sand Captain A Royal
166
Lord Lauderdale and General Arnold 61 Mons Chauvigny and Mons C Lameth
167
Mr Purefoy and Colonel Roper
168
Major Sweetman and Captain Watson 64 Mr Richard England and Mr Rowlls
172
Lord Malden and the Duke of Norfolk
174
Tierney
186
Colonel Harvey Aston and Major Allen
187
Messrs Coulan and Morcan 74 James Corry Esq and Newburgh
189
Lieut B and Mr
190
Mr P Hamilton and Mr G I Eaker 77 William Hunter Esq and Mr David Mitchell
191
Lieut W Royal Navy and Captain J of the Army
193
Colonel Montgomery and Captain Mac namara
195
Lord Camelford and Captain Best 81 The Hon Aaron Burr and Gen Hamilton 82 Ensign Brown and Lieut Butler 83 Major Brookes and Colonel Bolt...
209
Lieut Turrens and Mr Fisher
210
Baron Hompesch and Mr Richardson 86 Mr Rogers and Mr Long
212
Sir Francis Burdett and Mr Paull
213
Lieutenants T and
220
Mr Arthur Smith and Mr Thomas Huston
222
Major Campbell and Captain Boyd
227
Lord Paget and the Hon Captain Cadogan 92 Lord Castlereagh and Mr Canning
237
Mr George Payne and Mr Clark
238
Captain Boardman and Ensign de Betton
240
Mr Harrison and 96 Lieutenant Blundell 101st Reg and Mr Maguire 6th W 1
241
jamin T Browne Surgeon of the American sloop of war Erie
290
Mr F and Mr S 145 Lieut J C Smith 27th Reg and Lieut Dowling American Navy
311
The Hon Christopher Hely Hutchinson and Patrick W Callaghan
312
S Wllce and W S d Esq 148 Mr Grattan and Lord Clare
313
Captain Fw and Mr Gậy
314
Mr Ed and Mr Rtd
315
Mr R Stewart and Mr T S Dade
316
Mr Fulliot and Mr Burrowes
317
Mr Fenshaw and Mr Hartinger
318
Captain Trt and Mr S 156 Colonel Wlsn and Mr
319
Mr Cmy and Captain Forr
335
Lord Petersham and Mr W Wedderburn
336
Mr W Brittlebank and Mr Cuddie
337
Major G and Major T 172 Captain T and Mr
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