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ough aristocrat and royalist, had been appointed governor, Bayard and his party heaped abuse not only upon the dead Bellomont, but upon Nanfan.
The latter saw that Bayard was on the verge of a pit which he had digged himself, and he pushed him into it. Bayard had procured an act, in 1691, aimed at Leisler and his supporters, providing that any person who should in anyns and penalties of the laws of England for such offence.
Bayard was arrested on a charge of treason, tried, convicted, andhe English law upon traitors—to be hanged, quartered, etc. Bayard applied for a reprieve until his Majesty's pleasure shouldin the mean time Cornbury arrived, when all was reversed.
Bayard was released and reinstated.
The democrats were placed under the lash of the aristocrats, which Bayard and Livingston used without mercy by the hand of the wretched ruler to whom thoffered libations of flattery.
The chiefjustice who tried Bayard, and the advocate who opposed him, were compelled to fly t