The Modern Ku Klux Klan (Classic Reprint)

January 18, 2019|
The Modern Ku Klux Klan (Classic Reprint) by Henry Peck Fry
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The Vehmgericht could be summoned at any time and place, in private buildings, in the forests, in caves, or in the open fields; they were occasionally held publicly, but usually they were closed against all but the initiated and the accused person. The Emperor, or, in his absence, the count or noble of highest dignity presided, and if any uninitiated person intruded, he was immediately put to death. The secret tribunal met when necessary and received complaints, to answer which they assumed the right to summon any one in Germany. Ordinarily, the accused was arrested and held by his captors for the secret trial, but if he had not been arrested, he was summoned to appear by fas tening on his door or gateway the summons of the dreaded court, which usually had enclosed in it a small coin. If he failed to appear or send a messenger, he was condemned, as despising the jurisdiction of the Holy Vehmgericht, and once condemned there was little chance of his life while he remained in Germany.

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Title:The Modern Ku Klux Klan (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:274 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.58 inPublished:18 janvier 2019Publisher:1KG LimitedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1331113776

ISBN - 13:9781331113775

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