Sentence Examples with the word disturbing the peace

In 1656 George Fox the Quaker was imprisoned in the north-east tower for disturbing the peace at St Ives by distributing tracts.

At the same time the cabinet, as a whole, brought in a Clerical Abuses Bill, threatening with severe punishment priests guilty of disturbing the peace of families, of opposing the laws of the state, or of fomenting disorder.

While wars and rumours of wars were disturbing the peace in the west Of Germany the Turks were again harassing the east.