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Westonbirt Arboretum Photo Detail
Silver hedgehog holly, on the Loop Walk
Image © David Ross and Britain Express
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A plot to kill Elizabeth I, gain support for a Spanish invasion, and free Mary, Queen of Scots from captivity
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The plot was led by Anthony Babington!
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Synod of Hertford
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