Editors. "James I begins to sell peerages". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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James I begins to sell peerages (28 words)
Historical Context Note
In a desperate big to improve his financial position, James I of England begins to sell peerages. The first men to be ennobled are Lords Teynham and Houghton.15772 James I begins to sell peerages 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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