Editors. "The Marquis of Tavora and his wife are executed in Portugal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17737, accessed 20 December 2014.]
The Marquis of Tavora and his wife are executed in Portugal. They had attempted to initiate a revolution, and managed to attack and wound King Joseph, but are soon arrested and captured.
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