Swedish Ambassador in London is arrested on suspicion of Jacobitism

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Historical Context Note

Carl Gyllenborg, the Swedish Ambassador in London, is arrested for suspected collaboration in a Jacobite plot. The British authorities suspect Goertz, the Swedish Minister at the Hague, of plotting with Spain to help James Edward Stuart launch another invasion of England.
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Citation:
Editors. "Swedish Ambassador in London is arrested on suspicion of Jacobitism". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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