Elizabeth Vernon

(fl. 1595)

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(fl. 1595),

one of Elizabeth I's ladies-in-waiting, and the mistress of Henry Wriothesley, Earl of Southampton. He married her in 1595, after she became pregnant, a covert marriage which angered ...

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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