Alleged paramours of Anne Boleyn are tried for treason

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Historical Context Note

Treason trials are undertaken to try alleged paramours of Anne Boleyn, including English gentleman Sir Francis Weston, and Flemish musician Mark Smeaton. They are all found guilty, and executed on 17th December.
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Editors. "Alleged paramours of Anne Boleyn are tried for treason". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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