Editors. "James I becomes his own Principal Secretary". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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James I becomes his own Principal Secretary (32 words)
Historical Context Note
When Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury, dies, the Secretaryship of State nominally passes to the King's favourite, Robert Carr, Viscount Rochester. However, in practical terms James I becomes his own Principal Secretary.15709 James I becomes his own Principal Secretary 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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