Editors. "'The Main Plot' to replace James I with Arabella Stuart is discovered". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15586, accessed 18 September 2014.]
The English government discovers a plot - known as the 'Main Plot' - hatched by Lords Cobham and Grey, which plans to dethrone James I and replace him with his cousin Arabella Stuart. On 17th July, Sir Walter Raleigh is arrested for suspected complicity in this scheme.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.