Arabella Stuart escapes from the Tower of London to Ostend (54 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

James I's cousin Arabella Stuart, who has been imprisoned for her marriage with William Seymour, Earl of Hertford, escapes from the Tower of London to Ostend. The Countess of Shrewsbury is imprisoned for her alleged share in the escape, but Arabella is later recaptured and returned to the Tower, where she dies in September 1615.

We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.

Citation:
Editors. "Arabella Stuart escapes from the Tower of London to Ostend". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15697, accessed 23 May 2017.]

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here.