Earl of Clarendon forced to resign as Lord Chancellor

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Historical Context Note


Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, falls from grace and is forced to resign as Lord Chancellor. His influence is replaced by a cabal of Lords Clifford, Arlington, Buckingham, Ashley and Lauderdale.
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Editors. "Earl of Clarendon forced to resign as Lord Chancellor". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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