The Marquis of Tavora and his wife are executed in Portugal (32 words)

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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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Editors. "The Marquis of Tavora and his wife are executed in Portugal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17737, accessed 23 September 2017.]

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