‘The plots against Elizabeth keep coming” | Elizabeth I’s Secret Agents

With the mounting assassination attempts on Queen Elizabeth partly inspired by Catholic Mary Queen of Scots, William Cecil knows in order to protect a Queen he must kill one.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'01''
  • Broadcast year: 2017
Curriculum Connection
  • History | The Elizabethan Age, 1558-1603 | Challenges to Elizabeth at home and abroad, 1569-88 | Plots and revolts at home

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Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Elizabeth I's Secret Agents
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: 1