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Vere [de Vere], Sir Francis (1560/1561-1609), army officer and diplomat

David J. B. Trim

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Formative years | Apprenticeship: the Netherlands, 1585-1589 | Elizabeth's general, the states' auxiliary, 1589-1593 | Serving two masters, 1594-1599 | Apogee, 1599-1603 | Fall | Further career and death | The Commentaries | Character | Achievements and reputation

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