Sir Anthony Babington

Standard Name: Babington, Sir Anthony


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Textual Production Violet Fane
A five-act verse-and-prose drama by VF appeared in print, entitled Anthony Babington.
British Library Catalogue.
Textual Production Mrs F. C. Patrick
Historically, Anthony Babington , a member of a wealthy Catholic family in Derbyshire, maintained a correspondence with Mary, Queen of Scots , during her imprisonment. In summer 1586 he informed her that he and a...
Textual Production Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck
MAS describes several very early writing projects. When her mother gave her a writing-case which locked, to ensure privacy, she spent hours in pouring out the effusions of my own bitter heart,
Schimmelpenninck, Mary Anne. Life of Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck. Hankin, Christiana C.Editor , Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1858.
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Textual Production Alison Uttley
AU published her successful A Traveller in Time, a historical novel for children which she based on the Babington plot to rescue Mary Queen of Scots from imprisonment and put her on the throne...


20-21 September 1586
Anthony Babington and six other Roman Catholics were executed for high treason (plotting to murder Queen Elizabeth with the intention of putting Mary, Queen of Scots , on the throne).