Thomas Cromwell is created Earl of Essex (18 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Henry VIII's chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, is created Earl of Essex, shortly in advance of his imminent downfall.

Citation:
Editors. "Thomas Cromwell is created Earl of Essex". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14634, accessed 03 December 2016.]