James I imprisons Sir Edward Coke for his share in the Protestation (24 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Sir Edward Coke is imprisoned by James I for his contribution to the parliamentary Protestation that had questioned the King's right to imprison MPs.

Citation:
Editors. "James I imprisons Sir Edward Coke for his share in the Protestation". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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