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Sir Francis Walsingham

Government (c. 1532 — 6-Apr-1590)


Stephen Budiansky. Her Majesty's Spymaster: Elizabeth I, Sir Francis Walsingham, and the Birth of Modern Espionage. Viking Press. 2005. 256pp.

Alan Haynes. Walsingham: Elizabethan Spymaster and Statesman. Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing. 2004. 274pp.

Robert Hutchinson (editor). Elizabeth's Spy Master: Francis Walsingham and the Secret War That Saved England. London: Orion Publishing. 2006. 416pp.

Thomas Watson. Meliboeus: An Eglogue Upon the Death of the Right Honorable Sir Francis Walsingham. 1590. 35pp.


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  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1529)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1093)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.505)

  9. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.309)

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