Duke of Buckingham is impeached (34 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

The House of Commons attempts to impeach the Duke of Buckingham in the wake of the failure of his military expedition to Cadiz, but this is not completed before the King's dissolution of Parliament.

Citation:
Editors. "Duke of Buckingham is impeached". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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