Algernon Sydney is executed for plotting against Charles II

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Historical Context Note

Algernon Sydney is executed for plotting against Charles II as one of the conspirators in the Rye House Plot.
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Editors. "Algernon Sydney is executed for plotting against Charles II". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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