Thomas, Duke of Norfolk, is sent back to the Tower on suspicion of treason

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Historical Context Note

Thomas, Duke of Norfolk, is sent to the Tower of London on suspicion of treason. This charge is confirmed a few weeks later, on 28th September, when the Ridolfi Conspiracy is uncovered, and Norfolk is ultimately executed on 2nd June the following year.
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Editors. "Thomas, Duke of Norfolk, is sent back to the Tower on suspicion of treason". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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