Throckmorton

Throgmorton (ˈθrɒɡˌmɔːtən)

/ (ˈθrɒkˌmɔːtən) /

noun

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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