Definition of Walsingham, Sir Francis in English:

Walsingham, Sir Francis

Line breaks: Sir Fran|cis Wal¦sing|ham
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːlsɪŋəm
, ˈwɒl-/
  • (Circa 1530–90), English politician. As Secretary of State to Queen Elizabeth I he developed a spy network that gathered information about Catholic plots against Elizabeth I.

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