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A plot to kill Elizabeth I, gain support for a Spanish invasion, and free Mary, Queen of Scots from captivity
Mary was executed after being implicated in the plot
The plot was led by Anthony Babington!
This Day in British History
19 February, 1858
Conspiracy to Murder bill rejected by Commons
The bill proposed anti-terrorist measures, specifically making it a crime in Britain to plot a foreign murder. The failure of the bill caused Lord Palmerston to resign as PM