Editors. "The Somerville Plot to assassinate Elizabeth I is discovered". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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The Somerville Plot, which planned to assassinate Elizabeth I is discovered, and its originator, John Somerville, is executed on 20th December.