Editors. "Duke of Buckingham is executed for treason". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Duke of Buckingham is executed for treason (34 words)
Historical Context Note
Edward Stafford, Duke of Buckingham, is executed for constructive treason, accused of having planned to kill the king. He had Plantagenet ancestry, and posed a potential threat as a claimant to the English throne.14276 Duke of Buckingham is executed for treason 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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