Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

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Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Netherwood, Hertfordshire, England
Death: Died in Tower Green, Tower of London, Middlesex, England
Cause of death: beheaded for treason
Place of Burial: Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula, Tower of London, London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex. and Lettice Knollys, Countess of Essex & Leicester
Husband of Frances Walsingham Countess of Essex & of Clanricarde
Father of Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex; Lady Frances Devereaux and Lady Dorothy Devereux
Brother of Penelope Blount, Countess of Devonshire; Dorothy Devereaux, Countess of Northumberland; Walter Devereux, Jr.; Mary Devereaux and Francis Devereux

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About Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

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http://www.thepeerage.com/p10275.htm

http://www.geneall.net/U/per_page.php?id=500989

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=16137019

http://www.luminarium.org/encyclopedia/essex.htm

http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/Bios/RobertDevereux(2EEssex).htm __________________________________________________________________________________ 25th February 1601, one-time royal favourite Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex was beheaded on Tower Green at the Tower of London after being found guilty of treason. Robert Devereux was born on the 19th November 1566 (some say 10th November 1565) at Netherwood, Herefordshire and was the son of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex, and his wife Lettice Knollys. His mother, Lettice, was the granddaughter of Mary Boleyn (sister of Anne Boleyn), so Robert Devereux was related to Elizabeth I and was her first cousin twice removed ( I think!). After his father’s death in 1576, William Cecil, Lord Burghley, was made his guardian and then in 1578 his mother married his godfather, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester Read more: http://www.elizabethfiles.com/the-execution-of-robert-devereux-2nd-earl-of-essex/3624/#ixzz3BQ6qI9y1

The Elizabeth Files » The Execution of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex The Execution of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex :The Elizabeth Files examines the truth about Queen Elizabeth I, and the Tudors ELIZABETHFILES.COM

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Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex's Timeline

1566
January 19, 1566
Netherwood, Hertfordshire, England
1590
January 22, 1590
Age 24
Essex, England
1590
Age 23
Bef. 1590
1599
September 20, 1599
Age 33
1600
December 20, 1600
Age 34
1601
February 25, 1601
Age 35
Tower Green, Tower of London, Middlesex, England
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Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula, Tower of London, London, England