Parliament attaints Empson and Dudley

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Historical Context Note

The English Parliament meets, and attaints Henry VII's finance ministers Richard Empson and Edward Dudley. It also passes sumptuary legislation, that imposes constraints on the clothing and expenditure permitted for different ranks of society.
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Editors. "Parliament attaints Empson and Dudley". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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