Has anyone ever attempted to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II in United Kingdom?

Has anyone ever attempted to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II in United Kingdom? Topic: How to write a story on episode
June 26, 2019 / By Ilene
Question: even though she's well protected I always was wondering that. and what would happen to the Assassin's how would they be executed? sorry i had to Re post due to a misteak on the country, so if you already answer please answer again.
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Eileen Eileen | 1 day ago
The closest she has ever come was when some yahoo fired a starter's pistol while she was on horseback for the Trooping of the Colour almost thirty years ago. The Guardsman nearest this yahoo immediately pounced and showed him the error of his ways. There was also the incident where a mentally challenged man snuck in to the Queen's private bedchamber and woke her up early one morning. Both men were not charged with treason and were sentenced to time in a mental institution. The closest a member of the Royal family has come to having deadly force used on them was when someone Ian Ball attempted to kidnap The Princess Anne in 1974. The closest person to the Royal family who was actually assassinated was The Earl Mountbatten, the Duke of Edinburgh's uncle, when the IRA bombed his boat in 1979.
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Eileen Originally Answered: Who was Queen Elizabeth?
Which one? there have been MANY queens by that name. Some have been the rulers of their countries, while others were wives of kings. BTW, the current queen of the UK, celebrating 60 years on the throne this year, is named Elizabeth. So...I repeat. WHICH ONE? I also want to state that it is YOUR job to do the research necessary to do your homework, which this is, obviously. And that there is no such thing as "Ect.".

Chelsey Chelsey
Yes the IRA tried to blow her up in Scotland once but the bomb didn't go off. There was also an attempt in Australia while the Queen was on a train. The most public and famous one was when someone set off a starting pistol. While they were blanks the Queen was riding a horse side saddle and was fortunate not to fall off.
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Aryana Aryana
I'm sure their have been a few "crackpots" and 'fanatics" over the years who have tried. The now defunct terrorist/mafia styled --IRA made several attempts to kill or intimidate the Queen and her family during the 1970's and 80's. These gutless thugs were planting bombs in public places with the sole intent to kill and maim innocent people which was years before Al Queda and other muslim extremist groups stole their mantel by modelling themselves on the IRA. And of course their have been mentally disturbed people such as the one who broke into the Queens bedroom at Buckingham palace in the early 80's which thankfully the Queen calmly talked him out of any harm to her.
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Zedekiah Zedekiah
I read something earlier about how there was a failed assassination attempt in 1970 in Australia when a log was placed across a rail line the Queen was traveling on.
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Sinclair Sinclair
She was the target of the Irish gypsy scum (that pretty much means all Irish) and they bombed her horses in a parade and thought she was in it. They also set up a bomb in a motel 6 she was going to stay in, I think the motel was bombed but our queen was at a Chuck Berry party sponsored by levensons funeral home.
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Sinclair Originally Answered: Queen Elizabeth timeline?
I assume you can use events affecting her before she became Queen? Here: 1536 - her mother, Anne Boleyn, was beheaded for witchcraft, adultery and treason (adultery was treason in a queen). Elizabeth was only (almost) three at the time, but it may have affected her greatly 1542 - Mary, Queen of Scots was born in Linlithgow, Scotland. This Queen was to have a major effect on Elizabeth's reign 1547 - Elizabeth's father, Henry VIII, dies, leaving her younger half-brother, Edward, as King. Elizabeth is sent to live with her stepmother (Henry's sixth and last wife), Katherine Parr, and Katherine's husband, Thomas Seymour. Thomas played some unsuitable games with young Elizabeth, which may have affected her. She was sent away, and Thomas was later executed. 1553 - Edward VI (her brother) dies and Lady Jane Grey is manipulated onto the throne. After nine days, Elizabeth's half-sister Mary takes her rightful place as Queen, which spells the beginning of a difficult time for Elizabeth as Mary is a devout Catholic who wants Elizabeth to embrace the Catholic faith 1554 - Thomas Wyatt leads a rebellion against Mary; Mary suspects Elizabeth of involvement and imprisons her in the Tower of London for two months. This is a very fearful time for her; she is later released and held at Woodstock 1558 - Mary dies, and Elizabeth is informed she is now Queen. Her fear has ended, and she says in Latin, "This is the Lord's doing and it is marvellous in our eyes" 1566 - the son of Mary, Queen of Scots and Henry, Lord Darnley, is born. He will be Elizabeth's heir to the throne of England as she will have no children 1568 - Mary, Queen of Scots abdicates and flees to England where Elizabeth keeps her imprisoned as a Catholic threat to her throne 1570 - Elizabeth is excommunicated from the Catholic Church 1584 - Sir Walter Raleigh receives the patent to explore and settle in North America 1586 - The Babbington Plot , a conspiracy against Elizabeth I involving Mary Queen of Scots. July 1: Treaty of Berwick - Queen Elizabeth and King James VI (Mary's son) of Scotland form a league of amity October 25: Mary Queen of Scots is convicted of involvement in the Babbington plot 1587 - February 8: Execution of Mary Queen of Scots War with Spain which continues until 1603 April 19: Sir Francis Drake destroys the Spanish fleet at Cadiz 1588 - The Spanish Armada of 132 ships is defeated by the English fleet of 34 ships and 163 armed merchant vessels led by Lord Howard of Effingham, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir John Hawkins September 4: her great life-long friend Robert Dudley dies 1601 - another of her favourites, the Earl of Essex, is executed for rebelling against her. Elizabeth never gets over the loss of her friends 1603 - early March, Elizabeth catches a chill while out walking. (This leads to her death) There are more than ten events here, but they all affected the Queen. Choose which would illustrate your timeline best. Good luck!

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