S01 E45 - Timothy Ashby on Elizabethan Secret Agents, Fédon's Rebellion and Operation Condor

Aspects of History by Oliver Webb-Carter
My chat this week is with Timothy Ashby, historian, novelist and author of Elizabethan Secret Agent: The Untold Story of William Ashby. Ashby was a spy working for Sir Francis Walsingham, spymaster for Queen Elizabeth I. Stationed in Edinburgh, he ran a number of operations to further the Queen's cause against the Spanish.We also chat abo  ...  See more
Jul 30 2022
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