Ferdinand VII of Spain begins a reign of tyranny

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Historical Context Note

Ferdinand VII of Spain has been restored by the French invaders, who have crushed the Spanish rebellion. He now issues a decree for the execution of his enemies, and a reign of tyranny begins that shocks even those who helped to restore him to the throne.
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Editors. "Ferdinand VII of Spain begins a reign of tyranny". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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