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Season 2

14 Nov. 2010
Episode #2.1
Garrow is approached by the directors of the Liverpool Assurance insurance company to prosecute Captain Collingwood for insurance fraud. He threw overboard 133 African slaves whom he was transporting to Jamaica,allegedly to save supplies as he was off-course but the insurers claim this was caused by his poor seamanship. Then Garrow meets Gustavus Vassa,a freed slave who wants the charge altered to murder even though,in the law,slaves are classed as cargo and not persons. Garrow accepts Vassa's plaint and,backed by some surprising witnesses,makes the charge stick,...
 
21 Nov. 2010
Episode #2.2
Garrow defends young army captain Robert Jones,who faces the death penalty after David Jasker,whose failing shoe-maker's shop is patronised by Jones,accuses him of sexually assaulting him. Jones seemingly has a girl-friend but Southouse learns that she is a keeper of a Molly-house,or male brothel and that Jones chiefly prefers sex with men. Jones confesses to Garrow that he and Jasker are actually lovers but that Jasker's wife has trumped up the charge so that they do not have to repay a loan from Jones. Garrow depends on that love for Jasker to do the right thing in ...
 
28 Nov. 2010
Episode #2.3
Retired British sailors at the charitably-run Greenwich Hospital are being starved and abused and when the hospital's manager, honest Captain Baillie, reports the abuse to the Admiralty, he is charged with malicious libel, his main accuser being Hill, the Under Secretary at the Admiralty. Southouse discovers corruption among the governors of the hospital which Garrow exposes in court, exonerating Captain Baillie at Hill's expense. However, Garrow's private life seems less successful as, whilst Sarah has refused to admit that Garrow is Samuel's father, she sees them as...
 
5 Dec. 2010
Episode #2.4
Garrow, despite Sarah's assurances, in a deeply depressed mood having failed to save Thomas Whiley, a twelve-year old-mute boy, from the gallows, enters the civil court to hear Hill's accusation of adultery against him. Silvester, previously his adversary, defends him in the spirit of fair play and does well, demolishing the prosecution witnesses, Hill's Admiralty cronies. Meanwhile, Sarah's loyal maid Mary refuses to perjure herself and it is the dogged and devoted Southouse who saves the day by bringing in a surprise, last minute witness to expose Hill's hypocrisy.
 

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