Ridolfi Plot 571

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  • The Ridlolfi Plot 1571
    • Who?
      • Roberto Ridolfi, pope's spy
      • Duke of Norfolk
      • MQS
    • Why?
      • Marry MQS to DUke of Norfolk
      • Overthrow Eliz
      • Restore Catolicism
    • What?
      • March 1571: Ridolfi left England to talk to Pope
      • Would lead rebellion if Phillip II would help
      • Plot uncovered by Sir William Cecil
      • Proof: coded letters from Norfolk
    • Outcome
      • Ridolfi abroad- never returned
      • Norfolk executed, 1572
      • MQS not executed despite Parliament
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