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1

Cause for plot?

Little trust for CII - Catholic feeling, supported France, fear of Louis influence

2

Events of plot? 2

- Group plots to kill CII and James
- Plan to ambush them at Rye House
- No attempt to assassinate made

3

Consequences of plot? 3

- CII wanted to make example of plotters and excuse to treat Prot opponents harshly
- Number of P's executed, exiled or arrested
- Gave CII chance to destroy opponents