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In 1584, Parliament required all English men to sign the Bond of Association, by which  they promised to help hunt down anyone who killed Elizabeth. In 1585, Parliament then  passed the Act for the Preservation of the Queen's Safety. In October of 1586, Mary  Queen of Scots was found guilty of complicity in the Babington Plot to overthrow the  Queen. Elizabeth signed Mary's death warrant, and Walsingham and Burleigh rushed  her execution through without waiting to hear more from Elizabeth. On February 8, 1587,  stoically facing her death, Mary Queen of Scots was executed.  Even before Mary Queen of Scots had become a threat, her mother presented some  problems for Elizabeth: soon after Elizabeth's coronation, Mary of Guise, Queen Regent  and the mother of Mary Queen of Scots, found herself facing opposition from Protestant  reformers in Scotland called the "Lords of the Congregation." The Protestant group 
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course HIST 2320 taught by Professor Siegenthaler during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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