Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG, PC (/ ˈ d ɛ v ə ˌ r uː /; 10 November 1565 – 25 February 1601) was an English nobleman and a favourite of Queen 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 1599.
Robert Devereux was the son and heir of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, the courtier and soldier from the later reign of Queen Elizabeth I.His mother was Frances Walsingham (1567–1633), the only daughter of Sir Francis Walsingham, Elizabeth's spymaster.
10/09/2015 · September 10 – The christening of Elizabeth I at Greenwich; September 9 – Regent Catherine of Aragon, the Battle of Flodden and James IV’s remains; The death of Queen Elizabeth II and accession of King Charles III – The Queen is dead, long live the King! September 8 – The death of Amy Robsart, wife of Robert Dudley
17/09/2022 · On this day in Tudor history, 17th September 1558, in the reign of Queen Mary I, Walter Devereux, 1st Viscount Hereford, died at his family seat, Chartley in Staffordshire. Devereux was the great-grandfather of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, who was a favourite of Elizabeth I. Devereux had a long and distinguished court career.
Elizabeth’s parsimony did not extend to personal adornments. She possessed a vast repertory of fantastically elaborate dresses and rich jewels. Her passion for dress was bound up with political calculation and an acute self-consciousness about her image. She tried to control the royal portraits that circulated widely in England and abroad, and her appearances in public were dazzling displays ...
hace 2 días · Queen Elizabeth I's tempestuous relationship with Robert Devereux, the 2nd Earl of Essex, greatly influenced the latter part of her reign, and resulted in Essex's execution in 1601.
Hace 1 día · Queen Elizabeth I: facts and myths. Was Elizabeth I depressed? Towards the end of her life, Elizabeth began to suffer from bouts of melancholy following the deaths of several of her close companions, including her long-serving lady-in-waiting Katherine Howard and former favourite, Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex.