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People/Characters: Sir Thomas Overbury

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The Conscience of the King: Henry Gresham and the Shakespeare Conspiracy by Martin Stephen
Green Tarts [short story] by Deryn Lake
The Murder in the Tower by Jean Plaidy
The Tower of London in the History of England by A. L. Rowse
Unnatural Murder : Poison at the Court of James I by Anne Somerset

Character description

Sir Thomas Overbury (1581–1613), an English poet and essayist, was a close friend of Robert Carr, earl of Somerset. He was imprisoned in the Tower of London and died suddenly after opposing Somerset's marriage to Frances Howard. She later confessed to poisoning him.

Thomas Overbury Wikipedia page.

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