John Felton (1595 - 29 de noviembre de 1628) era un teniente del ejército inglés que asesinó a George Villiers, 1r Duque de Buckingham, de una puñalada en el Pub Greyhound, en Portsmouth, el 23 de agosto de 1628. Antecedentes [ editar]
John Felton ( c. 1595 – 29 November 1628) was a lieutenant in the English Army who stabbed George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham to death in the Greyhound Pub of Portsmouth on 23 August 1628. King Charles I trusted Buckingham, who made himself rich in the process but proved a failure at foreign and military policy.
John Felton (c. 1595 – 29 November 1628) was a lieutenant in the English army who stabbed George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham to death in the Greyhound Pub of Portsmouth on 23 August 1628.
Felton had been wounded in the Duke's disastrously managed military expedition of 1627 against the French at La Rochelle and he held a personal grudge against his victim who, he believed, had corruptly withheld some of his pay and deprived him of advancement. Buckingham was hugely unpopular in the land for the national disgrace of defeat by the Fre...
Felton's assassination of the Duke was fictionalized in Alexandre Dumas, père's The Three Musketeers. In Dumas' novel, Felton serves under Lord de Winter who entrusts him to guard the fictional Milady de Winter. Milady's master, Cardinal Richelieu, has ordered her to have Buckingham murdered so that he will not aid the Huguenot cause in the city of...
John Felton (fl. before 1566 - died 8 August 1570) was an English Catholic martyr, executed during the reign of Elizabeth I. Felton was arrested for fixing a copy of Pope Pius V's Bull Regnans in Excelsis excommunicating Queen Elizabeth, to the gates of the Bishop of London's palace near St. Paul's. Contents 1 Life 2 References 2.1 Citations
Other articles where John Felton is discussed: George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham: …was stabbed to death by John Felton, a naval lieutenant who had served in his campaigns and who misguidedly believed that he was acting in defense of principles asserted in the House of Commons. The populace of London rejoiced at the news.
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John Felton may refer to: John Felton (assassin) (c. 1595–1628), assassin of George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham John Felton (martyr) (died 1570), English Catholic martyr John Felton (divine) ( fl. 1430 ), English academic and churchman John Felton (canoeist) (born 1960), Australian slalom canoeist
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