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The life and death of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex

G. B. Harrison

The life and death of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex

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Published by Chivers in Portway (Bath) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Essex, Robert Devereux, -- Earl of, -- 1566-1601.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, London: Cassell, 1937.

    StatementG. B. Harrison.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination359p.
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13821380M


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B Harrison. Robert Devereux, 2nd earl of Essex, (born Nov. 10,Netherwood, Herefordshire, Eng.—died Feb. 25,London), English soldier and courtier famous for his relationship with Queen Elizabeth I (reigned –). While still a young man, Essex succeeded his stepfather, Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester (died ), as the aging queen’s favourite; for years she put up with.

Life and death of Robert Devereux. New York, H. Holt and Co. [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Robert Devereux Essex, Earl of; Robert Devereux Essex, Earl of; Robert Devereux Essex, Earl of: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: G B Harrison.

Get this from a library. The life and death of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex. [G B Harrison]. Earl of Essex is a title in the Peerage of England which was first created in the 12th century by King Stephen of title has been recreated eight times from its original inception, beginning with a new first Earl upon each new creation.

Possibly the most well-known Earls of Essex were Thomas Cromwell (c. – ) (sixth creation), chief minister to King Henry First holder: Geoffrey de Mandeville, 1st Earl of Essex. Elizabeth Tudor faces the most dangerous threat of The life and death of Robert Devereux reign And the threat comes from the man she loves above all others.

The Queen’s Rebel: Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex (The Tudor Court, Book 2) is a revealing portrait of a man convinced he was born to rule but whose own failings led him to the executioner's block instead.

When Robert Devereux arrives at court, he /5(18). The life and death of Robert Devereux, earl of Essex. London: Cassell. MLA Citation. Harrison, G. The life and death of Robert Devereux, earl of Essex Cassell London Australian/Harvard Citation. Harrison, G.The life and death of Robert Devereux, earl of Essex Cassell London.

Wikipedia Citation. Elizabeth I and Her Relationship With Robert Devereux. The romantic relationship between Queen Elizabeth and Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, is fascinating to most people largely because of their age difference. When their affair began inQueen Elizabeth was fifty-three, and Essex (as he is known) was still in his teens.

Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex, KG (16 September – 22 September ), was an English nobleman and general. From until his death he fought in Ireland in connection with the Plantation of Ulster, where he ordered the Rathlin Island was the father of Elizabeth I's favourite of her later years, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of titles: Viscount Hereford.

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, was an English soldier and nobleman who was one of the favorites of Queen Elizabeth I. But Devereux took the queen’s trust for granted and his later behavior towards her lacked due respect which ended their association in a tragic manner.

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (–) was the son of Lettice Knollys and stepson of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. He went to court in and became a favorite of. Read the essential details about Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, that includes images, quotations and the main facts of his life.

A biography of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex. Key Stage 3 History. GCSE History. England the Early Tudors (A/S). Essex, Robert Devereux, 2d earl of (dĕv`əro͞oks', –ro͞o', –rĕks'), –, English courtier and favorite of Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I, –, queen of England (–). Early Life The daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, she was declared illegitimate just before the execution of her mother inbut in Parliament reestablished her in the succession after.

Genealogy for Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex ( - ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and. Genealogy The life and death of Robert Devereux Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of The life and death of Robert Devereux ( - ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and Children: Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, Penelope Blount, Countess of Devonshire.

The lute-and-voice duet Merry Melancholy (Simon Nisbett & Jenny Hill) will give their first performance of A Rehearsal of the Life and Death of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex in Cafe La Rosa, downstairs at La Rosa Hotel, on Thursday 22 March at PM. Tickets will be on sale at the door, or send us a request using the Contact page.

The play tells of the rise and. Robert Devereux, 3rd earl of Essex, (born JanuaryLondon—died Sept. 14,London), English nobleman who commanded, with notable lack of success, the Parliamentary army against Charles I’s forces in the first three years of the English Civil Wars.

Because his father, Robert Devereux, 2nd earl of Essex, had been executed for treason (), Devereux had to obtain. Essex, Robert Devereux, 3d earl of, –, English parliamentary general; son of Robert Devereux, 2d earl of Essex Essex, Robert Devereux, 2d earl of, –, English courtier and favorite of Queen Elizabeth I.

Succeeding to the earldom on the death () of his father, he came under the guardianship of Lord Burghley and. Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG PC was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth cally ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor.

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG, PC (/ˈdɛvəˌruː/; 10 November – 25 February ), was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth I. Politically ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor campaign in Ireland during the Nine Years' War in Inhe led an abortive coup d'état against the government Nationality: English.

Robert, Earl of Essex, captured Elizabeth I's heart--and almost cost her the throne. Their relationship courted disaster, eventually leading the flamboyant earl to the block.

Though fabled in romantic legends, he's even far more interesting in real life/5. Robert Devereux National Gallery of Ireland. Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex after Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger oil on canvas, probably 17th century (circa ) Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex attributed to Nicholas Hilliard watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, circa Engraving of Essex by Thomas Cockson in British Museum.

Devereux, Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex, son of preceding, was born in Herefordshire, 10th November He entered at Cambridge when but ten years of age, and at fourteen received the degree of Master of Arts.

In he distinguished himself in the Low Countries: he was soon taken into the greatest favour by Elizabeth, was kept constantly near her, and advanced to the. Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG, PC (; 10 November – 25 February ), was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth I.

Politically ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor campaign in Ireland during the Nine Years' War in Inhe led an abortive coup d'état against the government and was executed for. Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (–) was the son of Lettice Knollys and stepson of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester.

He went to court in and became a favorite of Queen Elizabeth. He became a distingushed soldier but later defied the queen's orders and was executed for treason. Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex ( - ), Penelope's brother InEssex became one of Elizabeth’s Privy Councillors, yet he was not satisfied.

He wished to supplant the Cecils in Elizabeth’s favour, and, aided by Penelope, spent much time and money building up an information network (or spy-ring, depending on your point of view. The earl of Essex wasn’t hugely successful as a husband either. Having been divorced by Frances Howard he went on to marry Elizabeth Paulet in having returned from his soldiering in Europe to take up his other career as a politician – and an earl needs a wife.

The marriage lasted a year, after that it was a marriage in name only. In Ireland, there was a revolt against the English, led by Hugh O’Neill, Earl of Tyrone.

In springElizabeth sent Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, to put the revolt down. To her frustration,he made little progress, even though he begged to go there, and returned to England in defiance of her orders. Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex is buried in St John the Baptist's chapel in Westminster Abbey.

He was born 11th Januarythe eldest son of Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex and his wife Frances Sidney (nee Walsingham). He had a brother Walter. His father was one of Elizabeth I's favourites but she Occupation: Soldier. The following are additional facts about the life and history of Robert Devereux the Earl of Essex.

Robert Devereux was born on 19th November at Netherwood, Hereford, England. He was the son of Walter Devereux, the first Earl of Essex, and Lettice Knollys. Lettice Knollys was granddaughter of Mary Boleyn.

Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, Oil on Canvas I believe it is her continued love of Dudley that allowed his stepson, the Earl of Essex to achieve such favor with the Queen.

Denied her suitor and the one man she truly loved, the Queen likely felt a void in her life which Essex seemed to fill by his relationship to Dudley, and by, whether. Robert Devereaux made his professional debut in Pulphouse magazine in the late 's, attended the Clarion West Writers Workshop, and soon placed stories in such major venues as Crank!, Weird Tales, and Dennis Etchison's anthology MetaHorror.

Two of his stories made the final ballot for the Bram Stoker and World Fantasy Awards. Robert has a well-deserved /5. The first to bear the title was Walter Devereux, who was the Earl Marshall of Ireland at the time of his death in Dublin in The second Earl of Essex, Robert Devereux, was the unlucky favorite of Queen Elizabeth who had him beheaded in the tower of London in after his failure to subdue the great Hugh O’Neill in Ireland.

Early life. Essex was born on 10 November at Netherwood near Bromyard, in Herefordshire, the son of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex, and Lettice Knollys.

His maternal great-grandmother Mary Boleyn was a sister of Anne Boleyn, the mother of Queen Elizabeth I, making him a first-cousin-twice-removed of the Queen.

He was brought up on his father's estates at. Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, (10 November – 25 February ) was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth I. Politically ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor campaign in Ireland during the Nine Years' War in Inhe led an abortive.

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG (10 November [1] – 25 February ) was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth cally ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor campaign in Ireland during the Nine Years' War in In he led an abortive coup d'état against the government and was executed for.

Robert Devereux was born on 10 Novemberthe son of Walter Devereux, first earl of Essex, and Lettice Knollys. When he was nine his father died, and Robert inherited the title of earl.

Filed under: Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, -- Poetry -- Early works to A lamentable ballad on the Earl of Essex's death. Tune is, Essex last goodnight. ([London]: Printed by and for A.M. and sold by the booksellers of London, []) (HTML at EEBO TCP) Lamentable new ballad upon the earle of Essex death.

Directed by Michael Curtiz. With Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Crisp. A depiction of the love/hate relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex/10(K). Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, was born on this day in history, 10th Novemberat Netherwood, Herefordshire.

Devereux was the eldest son of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex, and Lettice Knollys, granddaughter of Mary Boleyn, and was a favourite of Elizabeth I. Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, (10 November – 25 February ) was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth I. Politically ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor campaign in Ireland during the Nine Years' War in .2d Earl of EssexThe English courtier Robert Devereux, 2d Earl of Essex (), was a favorite of Queen Elizabeth I.

However, his extravagance and desire for glory compromised his delicate position in the power structure. Source for information on 2d Earl of Essex: Encyclopedia of World Biography dictionary.Although Lettice married Dudley inher first husband was the loyal Walter Devereux, who disgraced himself as Earl of Essex during his campaign in Ireland, slaughtering both Irish leaders and innocents, including guests whom he had invited to dinner.

Robert Devereux, the 2nd Earl of Essex, to a traitor’s death. Beyond the.