Sentence Examples with the word Hanged

The latter erected the present fortifications according to tradition with the assistance of a French engineer in his service, whom he afterwards hanged for not building the fort on a higher rock adjacent to it.

He dared not show himself in the streets without the protection of prize-fighters, while the jack-boot (a pun upon his name) and the petticoat, by which the princess was represented, were continually being burnt by the mob or hanged upon the gallows.

In April Montrose was abandoned by his royal master, and was defeated at Carbiesdale, on the south side of the kyle, or estuary, of Shin and Oykel; he was betrayed, insulted, bullied by the preachers, and, going to his death like a bridegroom to the altar, was hanged at Edinburgh, on the 10th of May.

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The society was finally suppressed by King William II., the Norman, who hanged the grand master and branded the members with hot irons.

John starved to death the wife and son of William de Braose, the first baron, who took arms against him, and hanged in a row twenty-eight young boys, hostages for the fidelity of their fathers, Welsh princes who had dabbled in treason.

I don't know why she hanged herself when she had a bottle of sleeping pills right next to her bed but wacky people do wacky things.

Carey embarked for South Africa in the following July, and was murdered on board ship by Patrick O'Donnell, who was brought to England, convicted, and hanged on the 17th of December 1883.

He was hanged at Madrid in the Plaza de la Cebada on the 7th of November 1823.

On the 27th of August 1830 he was found hanged on the fastening of his window.

Meanwhile James visited the Border, hanged some brigand lairds, and reduced such English partisans as the Kers, Rutherfords, Stewarts of Traquair, Veitches and Turnbulls.