Margaret Countess of Salisbury is executed for conspiracy

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Historical Context Note

Margaret Countess of Salisbury, daughter of the Duke of Clarence and thus a potential claimant to the English throne, is executed on a charge of conspiracy for corresponding with her exiled son, Cardinal Reginald Pole.
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Editors. "Margaret Countess of Salisbury is executed for conspiracy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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