Sentence Examples with the word Wakeman

Sir Philip Lloyd proved Oates to have perjured himself in open court, and Wakeman was acquitted.

From before the Conquest until the incorporation charter of 1604 Ripon was governed by a wakeman and 12 elders, or aldermen, but in 1604 the title of wakeman was changed to mayor, and 12 aldermen and 24 common councilmen were appointed.