Editors. "The Earl of Oxford is dismissed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford is dismissed from his position as Lord Treasurer, and on 30th July the Earl of Shrewsbury is appointed in his place.