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Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG (10 November 1565[1] – 25 February 1601) was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth I

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG (10 November 1565[1] – 25 February 1601) was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth I

TitleRobert Devereux (1566-1601) Earl of Essex, 1594 (oil on canvas)creatorHilliard, Nicholas (1547-1619)NationalityEnglishLocationPrivate CollectionMediumoil on canvasDate1594 (C16th)

TitleRobert Devereux (1566-1601) Earl of Essex, 1594 (oil on canvas)creatorHilliard, Nicholas (1547-1619)NationalityEnglishLocationPrivate CollectionMediumoil on canvasDate1594 (C16th)

Elizabeth Buxton, née Kemp by Robert Peake (attributed to)   Date painted: c.1588–1590 Oil on canvas, 175.4 x 106 cm Collection: Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service (Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery)

Elizabeth Buxton, née Kemp by Robert Peake (attributed to) Date painted: c.1588–1590 Oil on canvas, 175.4 x 106 cm Collection: Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service (Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery)

BRIDGET OF YORK, NUN:  (10 November 1480 – 1517) was an English princess, the tenth child and seventh daughter of Edward IV of England and Queen Elizabeth Woodville.  Her parents may have decided at the time of her birth that this daughter would be dedicated to a religious life, and Princess Bridget was entrusted to Dartford Priory, Dartford, Kent sometime between 1486 and 1492. She became a nun.

BRIDGET OF YORK, NUN: (10 November 1480 – 1517) was an English princess, the tenth child and seventh daughter of Edward IV of England and Queen Elizabeth Woodville. Her parents may have decided at the time of her birth that this daughter would be dedicated to a religious life, and Princess Bridget was entrusted to Dartford Priory, Dartford, Kent sometime between 1486 and 1492. She became a nun.

Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Duchess of Bedford 18th great grandmother Birth 1416 in Artois, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Death 1472 in Grafton, Northamptonshire, England

Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Duchess of Bedford 18th great grandmother Birth 1416 in Artois, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Death 1472 in Grafton, Northamptonshire, England

Tomb of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

Tomb of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

Elizabeth Woodville (1437- 8 June 1492). Her marriage to Edward IV was a cause célèbre of the day, thanks to Elizabeth's great beauty and lack of great estates.Her marriage greatly enriched her siblings and children, but their advancement incurred the hostility of the Earl of Warwick, which resulted in his joining the Lancastrian cause. Elizabeth remained politically influential even after Edward's death and she would play an important role in securing Henry VII's accession to the throne.

Elizabeth Woodville (1437- 8 June 1492). Her marriage to Edward IV was a cause célèbre of the day, thanks to Elizabeth's great beauty and lack of great estates.Her marriage greatly enriched her siblings and children, but their advancement incurred the hostility of the Earl of Warwick, which resulted in his joining the Lancastrian cause. Elizabeth remained politically influential even after Edward's death and she would play an important role in securing Henry VII's accession to the throne.

8th August 1503 - King James IV of Scotland marries Margaret Tudor, daughter of King Henry VII of England at Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh, Scotland. An interesting time in history, would you like to use a Lordship Title that was being used over 500 years ago. Email lord@liberty100.co.uk or laura@liberty100.co.uk .

8th August 1503 - King James IV of Scotland marries Margaret Tudor, daughter of King Henry VII of England at Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh, Scotland. An interesting time in history, would you like to use a Lordship Title that was being used over 500 years ago. Email lord@liberty100.co.uk or laura@liberty100.co.uk .

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