Francis Walsingham

Francis Walsingham

Sir Francis Walsingham was principal secretary to Queen Elizabeth I of England from 20 December 1573 until his death and is popularly remembered as her "spymaster".

person, celebrity, spy, ambassador, politician, author

Age at Death
60 years old , 58 years old
Attributes
male , english
Born
1530 , 1532
Children
Frances Walsingham
Commander in
War of the Portuguese Succession
Did
die
Died
1590 , April 1590 , April 6th 1590 , Barn Elms
Died During
January 1st 1590, 00:00 - December 31st 1599, 23:59
Educated
King's College, Cambridge
First Name
"Francis"
Gender
male
Last Name, Rare Terms
"Walsingham"
Legal name, Full name
"Francis Walsingham"
Nationality
english , british
OBI
http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101028624/
Quotes
"There is nothing more dangerous than security." , "There is less danger in fearing too much than too little." , "See and keep silent." , "Knowledge is never too dear." , "I call God to witness that as a private person I have done nothing unbeseeming an honest man, nor, as I bear the place of a public man, have I done anything unworthy of my place."
Spouse
Ursula St. Barbe
Worked with
Francis Throckmorton

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