Throckmorton Plot 1583

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  • Throckmorton Plot 1583
    • Who?
      • Duke of Guise
        • MQS French cousin
      • MQS
      • Francis Throckmorton
      • Phillip II
      • Pope knew and approved
    • Why?
      • Restore Catholicism
    • Plan
      • Guise invade, free Mary, overthrow Eliz
      • Throckmorton go-between: Mary and French and Spanish ambassadors in England
    • What?
      • Plan uncovered by Sir Francis Walsingham
        • Agents found incriminating papers at Throckmorton's house
    • Outcome
      • Throckmorton arrested, tortured, executed 1584
      • Catholics treated with more suspicion
        • List of catholic sympathisers found
      • Catholics fled, 11,000 imprisoned
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