Throckmorton Plot

When did the plot take place?
1583
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What was the aim of the plot?
Assassinate Elizabeth and replace her with Mary
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What did the conspirators plan?
Invade England with French troops
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Who was going to finance the invasion?
Spain and the Pope
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Who led the plot?
Francis Throckmorton
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what was his job?
Carried messages between Mary and Catholic conspirators abroad
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Who uncovered the plot?
Francis Walsingham
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What did he do to Throckmorton?
Kept him under surveillance and executed him in 1584
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Why did nothing happen to Mary?
Because there wasn't enough evidence to execute her
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What was the significance of this plot?
It showed that France and Spain were a high threat towards England
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What was the aim of the plot?

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Assassinate Elizabeth and replace her with Mary

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Who led the plot?

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