Wriothesley, Henry

Wriothesley, Henry:

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, 1573–1624, English nobleman and patron of letters. He succeeded to his title in 1581, was educated at Cambridge, and gained favor at the court of Queen Elizabeth I.
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Those who figure as antagonists in Askew's ordeal include Edmund Bonner, Bishop of London; Stephen Gardner, Bishop of Winchester; Thomas Wriothesley, Henry VIII's lord chancellor; Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk; and Sir Richard Rich, a member of the king's council.