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- in the reign of a king, the term for Queen's evidence
- ‘The Attorney-General urged, ‘that the king's evidence ought not to be broken or dismembered, whereby it might lose much of its grace and vigour.’’
- ‘For example, in September 1680, Simpson Tongue was committed to Newgate for attempting to ‘defame the King's evidence’.’
- ‘The crime of this Gentleman is invalidating the King's Evidence.’
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