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25 February 1601 – Execution of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

On this day in history, the 25th February 1601 at just before 8am on the 25th February 1601, Robert Devereux,…

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Birth of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex – 10 November 1565

Happy Birthday, Robert Devereux! Yes, on this day in history, 10th November 1565, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, was…

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Robert Devereux’s Execution – 25 February 1601

Today marks the 410th anniversary of the execution of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, and a favourite of Elizabeth…

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Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

On this day in history, 10th November 1565, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex and favourite of Elizabeth I was…

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The Execution of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

On this day in history, 25th February 1601, one-time royal favourite Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex was beheaded on…