HFM 076 | History’s Greatest Spies, Part 1: Sir Francis Walsingham (1532-1590) On Her Majesty Elizabeth’s Secret Service

June 30, 2014


Before James Bond had his M, Queen Elizabeth had her Francis Walsingham. Learn about the original spymaster, who uncovered multiple plots against Elizabeth in the 16th century and managed the extraordinary feat of preventing her assassination.

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About Michael Rank

Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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