John Wilkes attacks the King's Speech

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Historical Context Note

John Wilkes is arrested on a general warrant for his satire on the Bute ministry in No. 45 of the North Briton which appeared on pril 23rd.

For more information on this event, please see our biographical profile of John Wilkes.

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Editors. "John Wilkes attacks the King's Speech". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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