Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1565-1601

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1566-11-10
Death 1601-02-25
Britons
English, Latin

Biographical notes:

Frederick of Mömpelgard (d. 1608) became the Duke of Württemberg in 1593. Robert, Earl of Essex (1586-1601) was a favorite of Elizabeth I, Queen of England, and occupied a variety of military posts. However, after his failure as Lord Lieutenant and his defiance of the Queen, he was tried for treason and executed in 1601.

From the description of [Letter] 1597 Feb. 22 [to Dom. Friderico Duci Wirtembergensi] / Essex. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 212211253

Essex's Azores expedition was delayed by weather and sickness and did not disembark from England until August 17, 1597.

From the description of Copy of letter from Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, to Elizabeth I, Queen of England August 12, 1597? [manuscript], 16th century. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 682948725

English soldier and poet; favorite of Elizabeth I, executed at her command in 1601.

From the description of Commonplace book, [ca. 1601-1605]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122365142

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Subjects:

  • Anglo--Spanish War, 1585-1604--Manuscripts
  • Weapons--Early works to 1800--Manuscripts
  • Cutlers--Early works to 1800--Manuscripts
  • Iron smelting--Early works to 1800--Manuscripts

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Places:

  • England--Cannock Chase (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Ireland (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Cannock Chase (England) (as recorded)
  • Ireland (as recorded)