This person's mother was beheaded while she was a baby.
This person hoped to restore Catholicism to England.
This person became a rival in her bid to be named presumptive heir, was known as the Queen of Scots, and had a son named James.
Sir William Cecil
This person was the Principal Secretary of State, born in 1520, and was educated at Stamford Grammar School and St. John's College.
This person embraced Protestantism and contracted tuberculosis, dying on July 8, 1553.
This person was a married adviser and received the name Earl of Leicester to make him more attractive to potential women.
Sir Francis Walsingham
This person was a Protestant, a member of the Privy Council, represented the Queen in her marriage negotiations, and was in the service of the monarch since 1568.
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