Overbury, Sir Thomas (15811613)

Overbury, Sir Thomas, English gentleman, remembered chiefly from the circumstances of his death, having been poisoned in the Tower at the instance of Rochester and his wife for dissuading the former from marrying the latter, for which crime the principals were pardoned and the instruments suffered death; he was the author of certain works published after his death, and “The Wife,” a poem, his “Characters,” and “Crumbs from King James's Table” (15811613).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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