Editors. "Thomas Lord Wentworth is appointed Deputy of Ireland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Thomas Lord Wentworth, later Earl of Strafford, is appointed Deputy of Ireland. On his arrival in Dublin, he begins to carry out administrative reforms, and introduces the cultivation of flax.