Person:Edmund Dudley (2)

Edmund Dudley
b.c. 1462
d.17 Aug 1510
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Name Edmund Dudley
Gender Male
Birth[1] c. 1462
Death[1] 17 Aug 1510
Reference Number? Q548613?

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Edmund Dudley (c. 1462 or 1471/1472 – 17 August 1510) was an English administrator and a financial agent of King Henry VII. He served as Speaker of the House of Commons and President of the King's Council. After the accession of Henry VIII, he was imprisoned in the Tower of London and executed the next year on a treason charge. While waiting for his execution he wrote The Tree of Commonwealth. Edmund Dudley was also the grandfather of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, a favorite of Henry VII's granddaughter, Elizabeth I.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Edmund Dudley, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Edmund Dudley, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.