Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason

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Thomas, Duke of Norfolk, is tried for treason for his complicity in the Ridolfi conspiracy to assassinate Elizabeth I and place Mary Queen of Scots on the throne, and found guilty. He is executed on 2nd June.

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Editors. "Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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