Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason (37 words)

Historical Context Note

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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.

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