Editors. "Sir Thomas Smith loses his secretaryship". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010; last revised 30 November -1.
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Sir Thomas Smith, who had been secretary of state along with Thomas Wriothesley, has his secretaryship taken away for siding with Somerset, who has now fallen from power.
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