Edward Courtenay, Earl of Devon, had been a potential suitor to the
hand of Queen Mary I, and thus joined Thomas Wyatt in rising
against Mary's planned marriage to Philip II of Spain. He is now
sent to the Tower of London for his complicity in this rebellion.
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Editors. "Edward Courtenay is sent to the Tower for complicity in Wyatt's rebellion". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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