Editors. "The Duke of Northumberland is executed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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The Duke of Northumberland is executed (35 words)
Historical Context Note
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.14858 The Duke of Northumberland is executed 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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