The Duke of Northumberland is executed (35 words)

Historical Context Note

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The Duke of Northumberland is executed. Edward VI's first minister in his last years, he had unsuccessfully attempted to secure the royal succession for his daughter-in-law and Edward's first cousin once removed, Lady Jane Grey.

Editors. "The Duke of Northumberland is executed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[, accessed 30 March 2017.]

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