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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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  • But throckmorton being gone the discussion renewed itself, Wriothesley speaking again.

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  • So that even throckmorton had little good of his wealth and lands.

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  • throckmorton, watching this childish boy and girl fun, would sometimes laugh inwardly and grimly at himself.

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  • throckmorton's eyes were filled with admiration of this master of his that he was betraying now.

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  • throckmorton, with folded arms and his iron jaw set, gave no sign of his feelings through his stern composure.

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  • throckmorton said; 'it is to the King she will go with her tales.'

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  • throckmorton rubbed gently the long hand that he still held against the light.

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  • At the time throckmorton had had no immediate reason to give the boy this counsel.

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