- Francis. 1554–84, English conspirator, who with French and Spanish support plotted (1583) to depose Elizabeth I in favour of Mary, Queen of Scots: executed
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At one point the commanding general, General Throckmorton, was told that there was gunfire raking a street.Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Shows Us How Not to Govern
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I'd rather go to their place in Lincolnshire, where old Throckmorton does his hunting.Theo
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So that even Throckmorton had little good of his wealth and lands.The Fifth Queen Crowned
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At Cadiz, Throckmorton fought so well that Essex himself knighted him.Raleigh
Throckmorton's eyes were filled with admiration of this master of his that he was betraying now.
Throckmorton said; 'it is to the King she will go with her tales.'