Sir Thomas Wriothesley and Sir Ralph Sadler become principal secretaries

(46 words)
  • Editors

Short Note This is a short note

In England, the office of principal secretary, which had previously been held by Thomas Cromwell, is now divided between two men, in a system that, with minor alterations, is to last until 1782. The first holders of these posts are Sir Thomas Wriothesley and Sir Ralph Sadler.

Short notes under 150 words are freely available to all users, but to consult all other articles in the Literary Encyclopedia, you must be logged in as a subscriber. To read about subscribing click here.


Citation:
Editors. "Sir Thomas Wriothesley and Sir Ralph Sadler become principal secretaries". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14632, accessed 18 April 2014.]