(33) Elizabeth I Part 2
Added: Aug 27 2016
The captivity of Mary, Queen of Scots, did not bring peace to Elizabeth. The pope declared the English queen an heretic, and ordered her subjects to refuse obedience to her. Many of the English lords were friendly towards Mary, and the Duke of Norfolk had wanted to marry her and share her claim to the English thrown. Plot after plot was formed to release Mary of Scotland and to slay Elizabeth, until one such plot was discovered to involve Mary herself. She was tried for treason, and sentenced to death...