The Earl of Northumberland is executed at York for treason

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Historical Context Note

The Earl of Northumberland, who had fled to Scotland after his involvement in the Northern Rebellion of 1569, is brought back to York, where he is executed for treason.
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Editors. "The Earl of Northumberland is executed at York for treason". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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