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Devereux, Walter

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 18 words.

and Devereux, Robert. See Essex, Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of; Essex, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of.

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Devereux, Sir Walter (1411–1459)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; History; History of Agriculture. 10 words.

See Devereux, Walter, first Baron Ferrers of Chartley

Yorkists

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Devereux, Walter, first Viscount Hereford (c. 1489–1558), administrator and nobleman

Howell A. Lloyd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 848 words.

Devereux, Walter, first Viscount Hereford (c. 1489–1558), administrator and nobleman, was the son and heir of John Devereux, second Baron Ferrers of Chartley (c.1463/4–1501), and his wife,...

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Devereux, Walter, first earl of Essex (1539–1576), nobleman and adventurer

J. J. N. McGurk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; World History; Travel and Holiday; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 3774 words.

Devereux, Walter, first earl of Essex (1539–1576), nobleman and adventurer, was born on 16 September 1539 at Chartley, Staffordshire, the eldest son of Sir Richard Devereux and his wife,...

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Devereux, Walter, first Baron Ferrers of Chartley (c. 1432–1485), landowner and soldier

R. A. Griffiths.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1513 words.

Devereux, Walter, first Baron Ferrers of Chartley (c. 1432–1485), landowner and soldier, was of Herefordshire stock (at Weobley and Bodenham); his father was a retainer of Richard, duke of...

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Essex, Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of (1541–76)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 244 words.

For services to Queen Elizabeth, particularly in suppressing the rebellion of 1569 in the north of England, he was

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Essex, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of (1567–1601)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 346 words.

Elizabethan soldier, son of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex. A favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, he

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Rich [née Devereux], Penelope, Lady Rich (1563–1607), noblewoman

Alison Wall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 2106 words.

Rich [née Devereux], Penelope, Lady Rich (1563–1607), noblewoman, was born in January 1563 at Chartley, Staffordshire, the eldest child of Walter Devereux, first earl of Essex (1539–1576),...

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Devereux, Robert, second earl of Essex (1565–1601), soldier and politician

Paul E. J. Hammer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; UK Politics. 16692 words.

Devereux, Robert, second earl of Essex (1565–1601), soldier and politician, was born on 10 November 1565. He was the elder son and heir of Walter Devereux, first earl of Essex (1539–1576)....

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Ferrers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. 45 words.

For this title name see individual entries under Ferrers; see also Devereux, Walter, first Baron Ferrers of Chartley (1432–1485); Shirley, Laurence, fourth Earl Ferrers (1720–1760);...

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Hay [née Percy], Lucy, countess of Carlisle (1599–1660), courtier

Roy E. Schreiber.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 1617 words.

Hay [née Percy], Lucy, countess of Carlisle (1599–1660), courtier, was the daughter of Henry Percy (1564–1632), the so-called ‘wizard’ ninth earl of Northumberland, and Dorothy...

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Percy, Henry, Baron Percy of Alnwick (c. 1604–1659), royalist army officer

Stuart Reid.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1441 words.

Percy, Henry, Baron Percy of Alnwick (c. 1604–1659), royalist army officer, was a younger son of Henry Percy, ninth earl of Northumberland (1564–1632), and his wife, Dorothy (d. 1619),...

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Rich, Henry, first earl of Holland (bap. 1590, d. 1649), courtier

R. Malcolm Smuts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 3145 words.

Rich, Henry, first earl of Holland (bap. 1590, d. 1649), courtier, was baptized at the church of Stratford-le-Bow, Middlesex, on 19 August 1590, the second son of Robert Rich, third Baron...

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Woods, Donald Devereux (1912–1964), microbiologist

E. F. Gale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Microbiology. 820 words.

Woods, Donald Devereux (1912–1964), microbiologist, was born at Ipswich on 16 February 1912, the elder son of Walter James Woods, builder and decorator of Ipswich, and his wife, Violet...

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Blount, Mountjoy, first earl of Newport (c. 1597–1666), courtier and politician

David L. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Social and Cultural History. 2994 words.

Blount, Mountjoy, first earl of Newport (c. 1597–1666), courtier and politician, was the eldest of three illegitimate sons of Charles Blount, earl of Devonshire (1563–1606), and Lady...

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Country Matters

in Monstrous Adversary

August 2003; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 5173 words.

This chapter presents an account of various events in the life of Oxford in 1572. These include his marriage troubles; his witnessing of the creation of Walter Devereux as Earl of Essex and...

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Oxford vs. Leicester

in Monstrous Adversary

August 2003; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1448 words.

This chapter details Oxford's quarrel with Sidney's uncle Leicester. Henry Howard reveals that Oxford, citing Rowland York as witness, accused Leicester of being engaged in sedition if not...

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