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(dĕv′ə-ro͞o′), Robert. Second Earl of Essex 1566?-1601.
English nobleman and favorite of Elizabeth I. He was executed for treason after attempting to incite the people of London to rebellion.


(Biography) Robert. See (2nd Earl of) Essex11


(ˈdɛv əˌru)

Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1566–1601, English statesman, soldier, and courtier of Queen Elizabeth I.
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She was an extraordinarily beautiful girl, Margaret Devereux, and made all the men frantic by running away with a penniless young fellow-- a mere nobody, sir, a subaltern in a foot regiment, or something of that kind.
Margaret Devereux was one of the loveliest creatures I ever saw, Harry.
Astrophel' is a fanciful half-Greek anagram for the poet's own name, and Stella (Star) designates Lady Penelope Devereux, who at about this time married Lord Rich.
Frederick's first-born, Frederick Augustus Howard Stanley Devereux Bullock, was born, old Osborne, who was invited to the christening and to be godfather, contented himself with sending the child a gold cup, with twenty guineas inside it for the nurse.
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