Editors. "The English Treasury is put in commission after corruption is revealed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Lord Treasurer Suffolk falls from power for misappropriating public funds. Now the Treasury is put in commission, with George Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury as its first commissioner, though policy is controlled by Lionel Cranfield.