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Dudley, Robert, earl of Leicester (1532/1533-1588), courtier and magnate

Simon Adams

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Early life and education, 1532/3-1558 | The queen's favourite, 1559-1562 | Privy councillor and politics, 1561-1570 | Captain-general of the puritans, 1570-1577 | The Anjou episode, 1578-1584 | The Netherlands, 1584-1587 | Leicester's final year, 1588

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