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Ballard almost advertised his presence by electing to act the part of flamboyant Captain Fortescue. Babington, Titchbourne and some of the other conspirators flaunted both themselves and their plans in the streets and taverns around the Inns of Court. It may, paradoxically, have been their desire to display themselves so openly that allowed Walsingham to produce the script in which they were cast as characters who huddled up high treason. 1 I will have a bout with thee Marlowe was still at university in 1586 and played no part in the drama of the Babington conspiracy.

The existence of such documents meant that the trials were The Theatre of Hell 21 not designed to debate the evidence but, rather, to provide a theatrical display to satisfy the people that the Queen's death had been imagined. Savage was the first to be tried because his oath to kill Elizabeth, which was held to be a demonic inversion of social and religious rituals, represented the real threat. Although the conspiracy became associated with Babington's name, Walsingham regarded Savage and Ballard as his main targets.

The brothels were frequently raided during an epidemic and prostitutes imprisoned. Some interpretations termed the plague as the scourge of God visited upon a lewd and licentious city, whereas others blamed a combination of bad blood and foul air. The Elizabethans may not have diagnosed the cause of the disease correctly and yet their measures against it might have achieved greater success if they had been systematically enforced. The main task was to isolate plague victims. This was very occasionally done through establishing primitive pesthouses, or else through utilising some of the existing facilities for detention.

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