Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, KB, PC (/ ˈ d ɛ v ə ˌ r uː /; 11 January 1591 – 14 September 1646) was an English Parliamentarian and soldier during the first half of the 17th century. With the start of the Civil War in 1642, he became the first Captain-General and Chief Commander of the Parliamentarian army , also known as the Roundheads .
Hammer, P.E.J. (1999): The Polarisation of Elizabethan Politics: The Political Career of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1585–1597 Cambridge University Press ISBN 0-521-01941-9; Hammer, P.E.J. (2003): Elizabeth's Wars: War, Government and Society in Tudor England, 1544–1604 Palgrave Macmillan ISBN 0-333-91943-2
Después de convertirse en princesa de Gales,  [B] Diana adquirió automáticamente el rango como la tercera mujer más alta en el orden de precedencia británico (después de la reina y la reina madre), y fue quinta o sexta en los órdenes de precedencia de sus otros reinos, siguiendo el La reina, el virrey correspondiente, el duque de Edimburgo, la reina madre y el príncipe de Gales.
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Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex, KG (16 September 1541 – 22 September 1576), was an English nobleman and general. From 1573 until his death he fought in Ireland in connection with the Plantations of Ireland , most notably the Rathlin Island massacre .
Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, KG, PC (1 June 1563 – 24 May 1612), was an English statesman noted for his direction of the government during the Union of the Crowns, as Tudor England gave way to Stuart rule (1603).
Robert Spencer was born in Paris in 1641. His father was Henry Spencer, 1st Earl of Sunderland, who was killed at the First Battle of Newbury, and his mother was the Lady Dorothy Sidney, daughter of Robert Sidney, 2nd Earl of Leicester. At the age of three he inherited his father's dignities, becoming Baron of Wormleighton and Earl of Sunderland.