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Babington

noun
  1. Anthony 1561–86, English conspirator, executed for organizing an unsuccessful plot (1586) to assassinate Elizabeth I and place Mary, Queen of Scots, on the English throne
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Historical Examples

  • There was hidden Charles Paget after the Babington conspiracy.

    Highways & Byways in Sussex

    E.V. Lucas

  • Ballard was first seized, and soon after Babington and his associates.

  • This plot is known in history by the name of Babington's conspiracy.

  • Babington has been lodged in mine own house where I could watch him.

    In Doublet and Hose

    Lucy Foster Madison

  • Babington is to come with one hundred men and carry Mary off.

    In Doublet and Hose

    Lucy Foster Madison