Episode 3 - England has a new monarch, King James I, and Elizabeth’s former spymaster, Robert Cecil, faces his toughest test. A group of religious extremists’ plan to blow-up the Houses of Parliament with the King inside – what we call the Gunpowder Plot.
Cecil exposes the most infamous terrorist threat in British history, the Gunpowder Plot.
Robert Cecil battles for his spy network and the power to choose the next King of England.
William Cecil, Elizabeth I’s spy master, discovers a conspiracy to assassinate the Queen.
About Queen Elizabeth's Secret Agents
This series uncovers the secret state that helped keep Queen Elizabeth in power for over 40 years. During a time when Britain was divided, unstable and violent the world’s first secret service was born. Run by William and Robert Cecil, this father and son team had the duty of protecting the Queen and the Country.
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