Why was Mary executed in 1587?

  • Created by: ame.owenn
  • Created on: 29-11-18 17:37

Explain why Mary, Queen of Scots was executed in 1587. You may use the following in your answer:

•The Babington Plot

•Walsingham and his spies

 You must also use information of your own. (12 marks)


Mary was involved, the aim of the plot was to put Mary on the throne. Proven by coded letters from The duke of Guise,

Walsingham intercepted and ciphered the letters that were sent to Mary. This was the very piece of evidence they needed to execute Mary-they knew she was involved in all the other plots but they never had any evidence till now.

.Walsingham and spies-

He devolped the network of spies not created it. He


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