Babington Plot

(from the article `Bales, Peter`) ...Elizabeth I, who greatly admired it. His skill in imitating handwriting was used for secret state purposes by Elizabeth`s principal secretary, Sir ... ...spies, under the direction of Sir Francis Walsingham, had by this time discovered to be thoroughly implicated in plots against the queen`s life. .....
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Babington Plot

The Babington Plot of 1586 was a conspiracy to co-ordinate a Spanish invasion of England with a rising of English Catholics, to assassinate Elizabeth I, and to replace her on the throne with Mary, Queen of Scots. Sir Anthony Babington was the go-between in the secret preparations. Walsingham monitored Babington's correspondence with the captive Que...
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Babington Plot

The Babington Plot was a plot in 1586 to assassinate Queen Elizabeth, a Protestant, and put the rescued Mary, Queen of Scots, her Roman Catholic cousin, on the English throne. It led to the execution of Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland due to a letter sent by Queen Mary who had been imprisoned for 18 years since 1568 in England by her cousin, Queen E...
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