On this day: 25 November

Posted: November 25, 2011 in Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, On this day..., Yorks first protectorate

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During the illness of Henry V!, and after a stirring speech by John Mowbray duke of Norfolk, Edmund Beaufort duke of Somerset was arrested on charges of treason and imprisoned in the Tower of London. He was released a little more than a year later after the recovery of Henry VI.

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