Lord Finch, the Lord Keeper, is impeached by the Commons (33 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In England, Lord Finch, the Lord Keeper, is forced to answer accusations before the House of Commons. However, the following day he flees to the Netherlands, and is then impeached in his absence.

Citation:
Editors. "Lord Finch, the Lord Keeper, is impeached by the Commons". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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