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Cade, Jack

Pronunciation: /kād/
(Died 1450), Irish rebel; full name John Cade. In 1450, he assumed the name of Mortimer and led the Kentish rebels against Henry VI. They occupied London for three days and executed the treasurer of England and the sheriff of Kent.

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