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

Paul Hammer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/7565
Devereux, Robert, second earl of Essex (1565-1601), soldier and politician

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Royal ward, 1576-1586 | The queen's new favourite, 1587-1592 | Privy councillor, 1593-1595 | A man of great designs, 1595-1597 | The fall of Essex, 1598-1601 | Essex's posthumous reputation

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Subjects: biography ; history

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