Henry VII denounces Edmund, Earl of Suffolk as a traitor (70 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
Download PDF Save to Bookshelf Share on Facebook Tweet Report an Error

Context

Edmund, Earl of Suffolk had escaped abroad in August to raise an army for an invasion of England to support his Yorkist claim to the throne. Until then, Henry VII had allowed him to act as he wished, permitting him for example to succeed to the Suffolk title, but the King now denounced him as a traitor. He was attainted in 1504, and executed by the new king Henry VIII in 1513.

We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.



Citation:
Editors. "Henry VII denounces Edmund, Earl of Suffolk as a traitor". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14048, accessed 19 October 2017.]

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here.