Earl of Leicester


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Noun1.Earl of Leicester - an English nobleman who led the baronial rebellion against Henry III (1208-1265)Earl of Leicester - an English nobleman who led the baronial rebellion against Henry III (1208-1265)
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Thou art my friend, Baldazzar, And I have not forgotten it- thou'lt do me A piece of service; wilt thou go back and say Unto this man, that I, the Earl of Leicester, Hold him a villain?
I am the Earl of Leicester, and thou seest, Dost thou not?
For in the fight I will not raise a hand Against thee, Earl of Leicester.
this is the Earl Politian, Earl Of Leicester in Great Britain.
It started, directly, in the London palace of Henry III, and was the result of a quarrel between the King and his powerful brother-in-law, Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester.
and the King left the apartment followed by his gentlemen, all of whom had drawn away from the Earl of Leicester when it became apparent that the royal displeasure was strong against him.
Next, after a year or two with his kinspeople in Lancashire, in the North of England, he came to London, hoping through literature to win high political place, and attached himself to the household of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, Queen Elizabeth's worthless favorite.
The Earl of Leicester was the second,'' continued the Pilgrim; ``Sir Thomas Multon of Gilsland was the third.
An Irish author avers that the Earl of Leicester, on bended knees, did likewise present to her highness another horn, pertaining to a land beast of the unicorn nature.
It then passed through |Robert Earl of Leicester to the Burgoyne family of Wroxall Abbey in 1623.
Previously inaccessible, the tower was built especially for the queen by Robert Dudley, the Earl of Leicester, before her royal visit in 1575.