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Throckmorton

/ ˈθrɒɡˌmɔːtən; ˈθrɒkˌmɔːtən /

noun

  1. ThrockmortonFrancis15541584MEnglishPOLITICS: conspirator 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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At one point the commanding general, General Throckmorton, was told that there was gunfire raking a street.

Few Americans have watched the situation in Uganda as keenly as Throckmorton.

The imprisonment was a domestic punishment within her own fortress-palace, Elizabeth Throckmorton.

As told of Ralegh, and yet more of Elizabeth Throckmorton, the story startles still.

I think it is lovely; but Lady Throckmorton says he wrote it when he was very young, and makes fun of it now.

One benevolent writer has suggested, without a shadow of evidence, a prior marriage to that with Elizabeth Throckmorton.

My visit to Lady Throckmorton's would have made me a happy woman, if death had not come between me and my happiness.

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