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Throckmorton

/ˈθrɒkˌmɔːtən/
noun
1.
Francis. 1554–84, English conspirator, who with French and Spanish support plotted (1583) to depose Elizabeth I in favour of Mary, Queen of Scots: executed
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  • I'd rather go to their place in Lincolnshire, where old throckmorton does his hunting.

    Theo Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • So that even throckmorton had little good of his wealth and lands.

    The Fifth Queen Crowned

    Ford Madox Ford
  • At Cadiz, throckmorton fought so well that Essex himself knighted him.

    Raleigh Edmund Gosse
  • throckmorton's eyes were filled with admiration of this master of his that he was betraying now.

    Privy Seal Ford Madox Ford
  • throckmorton said; 'it is to the King she will go with her tales.'

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  • throckmorton sprang from the table and clapped his heels together on the floor.

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  • For it seemed to him that by laughing throckmorton applauded Katharine Howard.

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  • At the time throckmorton had had no immediate reason to give the boy this counsel.

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