The new Irish chief secretary, Lord Frederick Cavendish (who had
only taken the oath to his new position that very day) and the
Irish under-secretary, Thomas Henry Burke, are assassined by
Fenians in Phoenix Park, Dublin.
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Editors. "Fenians murder Irish chief secretary and under-secretary". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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