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  • The Defence of the Realm Act and other war-time measures threw in these years a great burden of anxious work on the law officers of the Crown, including the prosecution of Sir Roger Casement for high treason at the Old Bailey.
  • After the outbreak of the World War Casement went to the United States, whence he wrote in Oct.
  • Casement, who with two companions had landed in a collapsible boat at Banna, was arrested on the 24th in a ruined fort which afterwards became a place of pilgrimage for Sinn Fein Irishmen.
  • Immediately after his arrest Casement was taken to London, and on May 15 was charged at Bow Street police court with high treason, and committed for trial.
  • Redmond Howard, Sir Roger Casement: a Character Sketch without Prejudice (1916).

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