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  1. Felons as a group.
  2. The convict population of a penal colony.
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Britain's colonial policy was shaped by a desire to limit the evil effects of the felonry on Maori.
It degraded the whole of colonial society, both felonry and free.
Britain's colonial policy, which resulted in the annexation of NZ in 1840, was also shaped by a desire to limit the evil effects of the felonry on Maori.
Mudie, The Felonry of New South Wales, Melbourne, 1964, pp.
They displayed a dangerous and disgraceful spirit of favouritism for the felonry.
Historians paid considerable attention to the circumstances that created this unwanted felonry.

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