History's Ultimate Spies

Francis Walsingham

Series 1 - Episode 2 Francis Walsingham

Sun 15 Dec 7:10am - 8am Yesterday
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Summary

As a Protestant, Queen Elizabeth I lived with the threat of assassination from Catholics throughout her reign. Thankfully, there was an army of men available to work in secret under spy master Francis Walsingham with the sole aim of protecting her. As this documentary reveals, Walsingham was able to demonstrate remarkable cunning in his role.
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