Extra History is an educational series of Extra Credits about historical moments. From the Punic Wars to the The Brothers Gracchi, the series has endless stories to tell.
With pop culture staples like James Bond & Fletchly Park, there's a strong association of England and spies. But the tradition and association is older and deeper than we might expect. Enter Francis Walsingham, spy master for Queen Elizabeth I and he is determined to get rid of her enemy, Mary, Queen of Scots. But first, he needs to set up a smoking gun for Mary that will guarantee her execution. There's no protection against entrapment here is there?