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Last updated: December 22, 2019
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Good Queen Bess.
I wrote Hamlet. My existence is disputed by anti-Stratfordians.
I was one of the most famous actors at the Globe Theatre. I mainly played tragic lead roles.
I carried out the second circumnavigation of the world, from 1577 to 1580, during which I attacked towns of the Spanish Empire.
I was Elizabeth's spymaster. I foiled many attempts on her life.
I was the favourite of Elizabeth I until her death. I was a suitor for her hand for many years.
I was executed for apparently planning a murder plot of my cousin Queen Elizabeth. I was considered the sovereign by many English Catholics.
The royal magus. I was a astronomer, occultist and geographer that coined the term 'British Empire'.
I led the protestant reformation in Scotland.
I was Moroccan ambassador to the court of Queen Elizabeth I of England. I may have inspired Othello.
I was the foremost tragedian of the age. I wrote Doctor Faustus.
Under Elizabeth I popularised tobacco in England. I tried to find El Dorado. I was beheaded under James I for aggravating the Spanish.
I help develop the scientific method. Some call me the father of empiricism. Laid the foundations for the later enlightenment.
I was a favourite of Elizabeth I. I led a rebellion against the queen and was executed.
I was the chief advisor of Elizabeth I for most of her reign. I wanted to create a united Protestant British Isles.
"The Pearl of York." I was pressed to death for harbouring Catholic priests.
I was an occultist who claimed I could summon angels in a mirror. I also claimed to be able to transmute base metal into gold.
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