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Robert, Earl of Essex

an Elizabethan Icarus

by Robert Lacey

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Published by Phoenix Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1566-1601.,
    • Favorites, Royal -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 16th century.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Lacey.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA358.E8 L3 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 338 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3761182M
      ISBN 101842122851
      LC Control Number2003464540
      OCLC/WorldCa47900406

      Get this from a library! Robert, Earl of Essex: an Elizabethan Icarus.. [Robert Lacey].   A Passion of my Lord of Essex ("Happy were he could finish forth his fate") Seated between the old world and the new; To plead my faith; Works about Devereux "Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of," in The New Student's Reference Work, Chicago: F.E. Compton and Co. ().

      In , Robert Devereux became the 3rd Earl of Essex. The young earl became a close friend of Henry Stuart, Prince of Wales, who was three years Essex's junior. Essex was married at age 13 to the year-old Frances Howard ; he was then sent on a European tour from to , apparently without having consummated the (s): Frances Howard, Elizabeth Paulet. Elizabeth I and Her Relationship With Robert Devereux. The romantic relationship between Queen Elizabeth and Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, is fascinating to most people largely because of their age difference. When their affair began in , Queen Elizabeth was fifty-three, and Essex (as he is known) was still in his teens.

      Robert Devereux was born on 10 November , the son of Walter Devereux, first earl of Essex, and Lettice Knollys. When he was nine his father died, and Robert inherited the title of earl. He. Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, was born on this day in history, 10th November , at Netherwood, Herefordshire. Devereux was the eldest son of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex, and Lettice Knollys, granddaughter of Mary Boleyn, and was a favourite of Elizabeth I.


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The Queen’s Rebel: Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex (The Tudor Court, Book 2) is a revealing portrait of a man convinced he was born to rule but whose own failings led him to the executioner's block instead/5(18). The country's darling, the Earl of Essex is young and handsome, daring and brave.

He is also ambitious and sees no limit to what he can achieve. Unwilling to be Queen Elizabeth's slave as others have before him, he chafes at his bonds and continually challenges her authority.

Tender towards Robert Devereux, the son she never had, Elizabeth repeatedly forgives his unruly behaviour. But Robert grows proud, /5(18). Filed under: Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, -- Fiction. With Essex in Ireland: Being Extracts From a Diary Kept in Ireland During the Year by Mr.

Henry Harvey, Sometime Secretary to Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex (London: Smith, Elder, and Co., ), by Emily Lawless (multiple formats at ). Filed under: Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, -- Early works to Orders of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament for the regulating of those souldiers that are gon, and are to goe, under the command of his excellency, Robert Earle of Essex, Lord Generall for this expedition.

([London]:. Filed under: Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, -- Poetry -- Early works Earl of Essex book A lamentable ballad on the Earl of Essex's death.

Tune is, Essex last goodnight. ([London]: Printed by and for A.M. and sold by the booksellers of London, []) (HTML at EEBO TCP) Lamentable new ballad upon the earle of Essex death.

The Queen's Rebel: Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex (The Tudor Court Book 2) - Kindle edition by Dowers, Laura. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Queen's Rebel: Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex (The Tudor Court Book 2)/5(18).

Robert Devereux, 2nd earl of Essex, (born Nov. 10,Netherwood, Herefordshire, Eng.—died Feb. 25,London), English soldier and courtier famous for his relationship with Queen Elizabeth I (reigned –). While still a young man, Essex succeeded his stepfather, Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester (died ), as the aging queen’s favourite; for years she put up with his rashness and.

Essex, Robert Devereaux, Earl of, -- Poetry -- Early works to ; Filed under: Essex, Robert Devereaux, Earl of, -- Early works to A paper delivered into the Lords House by the Earle of Essex Lord Generall, at the offering up of his commission: published by authority.

(London. The Rebel Earl: Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex (The Tudor Court, Book 2) is a revealing portrait of a man convinced he was born to rule but whose character flaws led him to the executioner's block instead. A must-read for Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir fans/5.

"Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG PC (10 November [1]. 25 February ) was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth I. Politically ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor campaign in Ireland during the Nine Years' War in TITLE: Robert, Earl of Essex By: Robert Lacey Year: Hardcover with dust jacket, former library book Synopsis: This book is a biography of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, whose story involves the Queen at the time, the first Queen Elizabeth; Essex was her favorite courtier, charming, talented, loyal to the throne, and court politics; he had an affair with the Queen old enough to be his Seller Rating: % positive.

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG (10 November 25 February ) was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth I. Politically ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor campaign in Ireland.

Robert Devereux, second Earl of Essex, was 34 years old when his head fell to the executioner’s axe. He had arrived at Elizabeth I’s court when he was hardly into his twenties.

Tall and handsome, he was every inch the gallant young aristocrat – chivalrous, open-handed, cocksure and impulsive. England Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of Biographies, Great Britain, Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of,Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of,Favorites, Royal -- Great Britain -- Biography, Courts and courtiers, Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography, Nobility, Favorites, Royal, Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, Pages: Memoirs of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, from the Year Till Her Death: In which the Secret Intrigues of Her Court, and the Conduct of Her Favourite, Robert Earl of Essex, Both at Home and Abroad, are Particularly Illustrated: from the Original Papers of His Intimate Friend, Anthony Bacon, Esquire, and Other Manuscripts Never Before Published, Volume 2.

An ebullient, almost bumptious, but thoroughly winning and convincing attempt to de-mythologize the celebrated ""affair"" of Elizabeth I and Lord Essex, Robert Devereaux.

Lacey, a young British editor, makes no claim to original scholarship. Robert, Earl of Essex: An Elizabethan Icarus by Robert Lacey A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in. An Elizabethan Icarus. At the end of the 16th century, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, embodied the brilliance of the Elizabethan age.

He was England's shining star through his romance with Elizabeth, the Faery Queen of poetic myth. But the love of Essex and Elizabeth was no springtime idyll, and it ended cruelly.

Elizabeth was left defenceless against her only remaining suitor, old age. Earl of Essex is a title in the Peerage of England which was first created in the 12th century by King Stephen of England. The title has been recreated eight times from its original inception, beginning with a new first Earl upon each new creation.

Possibly the most well-known Earls of Essex were Thomas Cromwell, chief minister to King Henry VIII, and Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, a favourite of First holder: Geoffrey de Mandeville, 1st Earl of Essex.

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