Babington sentence example

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  • In March Babington, pursuing De la Rey after the latter's Lichtenburg misadventure, captured three guns and six maxims near Ventersdorp. In April Plumer occupied Pietersburg, the last remaining seat of government open to the enemy.
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  • The most famous of the plots frustrated by Walsingham was Anthony Babington's, which he detected in 1586.
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  • Walsingham had long been convinced, like parliament and the majority of Englishmen, of the necessity of removing Mary; bitt it was only the discovery of Babington's plot that enabled him to bring pressure enough to bear upon Elizabeth to ensure Mary's execution.
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  • He was in the habit of visiting the house of Richard Bellamy, who lived near Harrow and was under suspicion on account of his connexion with Jerome Bellamy, who had been executed for sharing in Anthony Babington's plot.
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  • Anthony Babington, in his boyhood a ward of Shrewsbury, resident in the household at Sheffield Castle, and thus subjected to the charm before which so many victims had already fallen, was now induced to undertake the deliverance of the queen of Scots by the murder of the queen of England.
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  • In the conduct and detection of her correspondence with Babington, traitor was played off against traitor, and spies were utilized against assassins, with as little scruple as could be required or expected in the diplomacy of the time.
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  • Her secretaries were examined in London, and one of them gave evidence that she had first heard of the conspiracy by letter from Babington, of whose design against the life of Elizabeth she thought it best to take no notice in her reply, though she did not hold herself bound to reveal it.
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  • Babington's conduct was marked by open folly and vanity.
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  • Babington then applied for a passport abroad, for the ostensible purpose of spying upon the refugees, but in reality to organize the foreign expedition and secure his own safety.
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  • There is no positive documentary proof in Mary's own hand that she had knowledge of the intended assassination of Elizabeth, but her circumstances, together with the tenour of her correspondence with Babington, place her complicity beyond all reasonable doubt.
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  • In 1586, the Babington plot was arranged, and discovered by those who had allowed it to be arranged.
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  • Dr Babington was a many-sided man and wrote on a variety of subjects.
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  • It was by his edition of these speeches from the papyri discovered at Thebes (Egypt) in 1847 and 1856 that Babington's fame as a Greek scholar was made.
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  • Babington's edition was a facsimile of the editio princeps published at Venice in 1543, with Introduction and French and English versions.
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  • The governor at the time was Zachary Macaulay, father of Thomas Babington, Lord Macaulay.
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  • Open inspection of the papers amply confirmed Judge Babington's conclusions and stirred the public conscience.
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  • Sub-Lieutenant Babington had experimented with the dismantling of all types of bombs and had worked on the first suspended parachute magnetic mines.
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  • Mary had sent the letters to fellow plotter Sir Anthony Babington.
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  • For once the Honda Cadet final was fairly processional with Sean Babington leading from lights to flag with Nick Evans in his wheel tracks.
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