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Dubut of Caen was involved in the trial of the Chauffeurs of Mortagne, in 1809, and sentenced to death for contumacy.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Mazzini and five more, who escaped, were sentenced in contumacy to death; others were sent to long terms of imprisonment.
I fear that your long silence and delay on this head is construed into contumacy and resistance.
If they refused to answer, they were punished for contumacy; if they complied, they were punished for Nonconformity.
Eighteen years ago he was condemned in contumacy for conspiracy against the life of the late King.
In fact you recognise in the illustrious Deputy the young man condemned in contumacy eighteen years ago?
But his entertainer took not the contumacy of the young apprentice with so much patience.
THE FAIR MAID OF PERTHSIR WALTER SCOTT
At last a general council, that of Pisa in 1409, met and summoned both Popes before it, and dismissed both for contumacy.
He seemed to expect a refusal, and to be prepared to take measures for punishing the contumacy of the Englishmen.
In like manner the invalidity of the summons bars any charge of contempt of court and condemnation for contumacy.

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