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  • From June 1053 to March 1054 he was nevertheless detained at Benevento in honourable captivity; he did not long survive his return to Rome, where he died on the 19th of April 1054.
  • Here they were detained by the Parliamentary commissioners, and by them sent up to London for safe custody.
  • In July 1536 a French refugee, John Calvin, came to Geneva for a night, but was detained by Farel who found in him a powerful helper.
  • Forewarned of the danger, Elisha ordered the messenger who had been sent to slay him to be detained at the door, and, when, immediately afterwards, the king himself came ("messenger" in vi.
  • The jurymen were fined and sent to prison, and Throckmorton was detained in the Tower till the following year.
 

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