Top Ten Sir Francis Walsingham Moments from “Elizabeth I”

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Burghley asks why Essex would bother with Walsingham's daughter when he thinks he might marry the Queen. Walsingham: "The Queen would never marry him. Not even the Earl would dream of such a thing. Let one subject raise himself up so and there would be blood, gentlemen, blood as we've not seen these forty years."

Burghley asks why Essex would bother with Walsingham’s daughter when he thinks he might marry the Queen.

Walsingham: “The Queen would never marry him. Not even the Earl would dream of such a thing. Let one subject raise himself up so and there would be blood, gentlemen, blood as we’ve not seen these forty years.”

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