Fenians murder Irish chief secretary and under-secretary

(36 words)
  • Editors

Short Note This is a short note

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.

Short notes under 150 words are freely available to all users, but to consult all other articles in the Literary Encyclopedia, you must be logged in as a subscriber. To read about subscribing click here.


Citation:
Editors. "Fenians murder Irish chief secretary and under-secretary". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18855, accessed 20 April 2014.]