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Sir Francis Walsingham (c. 1532 – 6 April 1590) was principal secretary to Queen Elizabeth I of England from 20 December 1573 until his death and is popularly remembered as her "spymaster". Born to a well-connected family of gentry , Walsingham attended Cambridge University and travelled in continental Europe before embarking on a ...
Francis Walsingham (1530 em Scadbury Park, Chislehurst, Kent - 6 de abril de 1590, Seething Lane, Londres, Inglaterra) ocupou vários cargos públicos importantes na Inglaterra do século XVI, mas é lembrado pela história principalmente por ter sido o chefe da rede de espionagem da rainha Elizabeth I.
Sir Francis Walsingham, (born c. 1532, Kent, England—died April 6, 1590, London), English statesman and diplomat who was the principal secretary (1573–90) to Queen Elizabeth I and became legendary for creating a highly effective intelligence network.
Sir Francis Walsingham is perhaps best known as Queen Elizabeth I’s spymaster: through his network of spies and the information he gathered from them, he was able to protect Elizabeth from assassination plots and conspiracies. He is perhaps most well-known for his role in securing the grim fate of Mary Queen of Scots… Jessica Brain 11 min read
31 de mar. de 2007 · Bem antes de tudo isso, um britânico pioneiro antecipou essas duas tendências. Foi Francis Walsingham, chefe do serviço secreto da rainha Elizabeth 1a (leia mais no quadro abaixo).
Há 2 dias · Learn about the life and achievements of Francis Walsingham, the man who ordered the execution of Mary Queen of Scots while working as a spymaster for Elizabeth I. Find out how he built a network of secret agents, intercepted Mary's communications, and arrested her supporters.