Editors. "The Earl of Desmond is killed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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The Earl of Desmond is killed (38 words)
Historical Context Note
The Earl of Desmond, who had been attainted for treason in Ireland, seized and killed by a local Irish clan. His inheritance, in the form of large estates, are granted to Sir Walter Raleigh and other English adventurers.15292 The Earl of Desmond is killed 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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