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. Editor Hankin, Christiana C., Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts.
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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...

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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).


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