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The Death of Amy Robsart

The wife of Robert Dudley, favorite of Elizabeth I, was found mysteriously dead at the bottom of the stairs on September 8, 1560. Here some images of the people and the places.

Once believed to be Jane Grey or Elizabeth Tudor, this image is thought to be Amy Robsart, based on jewelry, dress and age of subject

Cumnor Place, the country manor house where Amy died. She had not seen her husband very often in the preceding year.