Babington Plot

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  • The Babington Plot 1585
    • Who?
      • Anthony Babington
        • responsible for MQS in captivity
      • MQS
    • Why?
      • Restore catholicism
      • make MQS queen
      • kill Eliz
    • What?
      • Babington wrote to MQS outlining 6 steps to free country from protestantism
        • Included 'dispatch' of Eliz
      • All letters intercepted by Sir Walsingham
        • Spies within Mary's household
      • Mary replied July 1586 assassins would need four strong men
    • Outcome
      • Babington and 2 others arrested while fleeing
      • All involved arrested and condemned to death fro treason
      • MQS moved to Northamptionshire for trial
        • Mary executed February 1587, Eliz didn't know

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