enfranchisement (n.) Old form(s): infranchisement
freedom, liberation, release
2H6 V.i.113[York to all, of his sons] ere they will have me go to ward, / They'll pawn their swords of my enfranchisement
JC III.i.57[Cassius to Caesar] To beg enfranchisement for Publius Cimber [also: restoration of citizenship]
JC III.i.81[Cassius to all] Some to the common pulpits, and cry out, / 'Liberty, freedom, and enfranchisement!'
KJ IV.ii.52[Pembroke to King John, of the lords' wishes] heartily request / Th'enfranchisement of Arthur
R2 I.iii.90[Mowbray to King Richard] Never did captive with a freer heart ... embrace / His golden uncontrolled enfranchisement
R2 III.iii.114[Northumberland to King Richard, of Bolingbroke] to beg / Enfranchisement immediate on his knees [i.e. from banishment]
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