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Dudley, John, duke of Northumberland (1504-1553), royal servant

David Loades

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195064933
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Dudley, John, duke of Northumberland (1504-1553), royal servant

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Childhood, youth and early career, 1504-1532 | Royal service, 1532-1544 | The French war, 1544-1546 | The protectorate, 1547-1549 | The coup against Somerset, 1549 | Lord president of the privy council, 1550-1552 | The rewards of power | The succession crisis, 1553 | Trial, death, and reputation

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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