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leslie, john

Scottish Roman Catholic bishop and historian and an adviser of Mary Stuart, queen of Scots. He was involved in plots to overthrow the Protestant government of Queen Elizabeth I and to place Mary on the throne of England.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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