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People/Characters: William Cardinal Allen

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All the Queen's Men by Peter Brimacombe
All the Queen's Men: Elizabeth I and Her Courtiers by Neville Williams
The Armada by Garrett Mattingly
Elizabeth & Leicester: Power, Passion, Politics by Sarah Gristwood
Elizabeth I by Anne Somerset
Elizabeth's Spymaster: Francis Walsingham and the Secret War That Saved England by Robert Hutchinson
Her Majesty's Spymaster: Elizabeth I, Sir Francis Walsingham, and the Birth of Modern Espionage by Stephen Budiansky
The Horizon book of the Elizabethan world by Lacey Baldwin Smith
Mary Queen of Scots by Retha Warnicke
New Worlds, Lost Worlds: The Rule of the Tudors, 1485-1603 by Susan Brigden
The Watchers: A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth I by Stephen Alford
Who's Who in Tudor England by C. R. N. Routh
Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution It Inspired by Benson Bobrick
With the Heart of a King: Elizabeth I of England, Philip II of Spain, and the Fight for a Nation's Soul and Crown by Benton Rain Patterson

Character description

William Allen (1532 - 1592) was an English Roman Catholic priest who became head of the English Catholic seminary at Douai and Rheims. He was eventually granted the title of Librarian of the Vatican. He helped plan the Spanish Armada, and would have been made Archbishop of Canterbury had it succeeded.

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