It wasn't Sven to blame, it was the Lord Chancellor… 343 years ago

From Pepys' Diary, July 1663

".. my Lord Bristoll hath this day impeached my Lord Chancellor in the House of Lords of High Treason. The chief of the articles are these: [..] 4th. He did carry on the design of the Portugall match, so much to the prejudice of the Crown of England,"


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