Biography of Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601

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On 10 Nov 1565 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 (24) and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex 1543-1634 (22)

On 22 Sep 1576 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (10) succeeded 2nd Earl Essex (8C 1572), 3rd Viscount Hereford, 11th Baron Ferrers Chartley, 9th Baron Bourchier

In 1577 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (11) educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

On Jun 1587 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (21) was appointed as Master of the Horse

In 1588 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (22) was appointed 369th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I

In 1590 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (24) and Frances Walsingham Countess Essex 1567-1633 (23) were married. Frances Walsingham Countess Essex 1567-1633 (23) by marriage Earl Essex (8C 1572).

In 1590. William Segar 1554-1663 (36) . Portrait of Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (24) .

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In 1591 Thomas Coningsby 1550-1625 (40) travelled to Rouen to be in attendance on Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (25)

On 11 Jan 1591 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 was born to Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (25) and Frances Walsingham Countess Essex 1567-1633 (24)

On 08 Oct 1591 Thomas Coningsby 1550-1625 (41) was knighted by Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (25) .

In 1593 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (27) was appointed as Privy Council

Around 1596 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (34) . Portrait of Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (30) .

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On 25 Jun 1596 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (30) was present at Cadiz, Spain

Around 1597 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (35) . Portrait of Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (31) .

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In 1599 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (33) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Ireland

On 30 Sep 1599 Frances Devereux 1599-1674 was born to Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (33) and Frances Walsingham Countess Essex 1567-1633 (32)

In Jun 1600 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (34) placed under house arrest

On 30 Oct 1600 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (34) was refused the renewal of his lucrative monopoly on Sweet Wine by Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (67) effectively bankrupting him.

On 08 Feb 1601 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (61) and three others were held hostage by Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (35) at Essex House, Strand, Westminster. Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (61) attempted to rouse London but his support never materialised. When he returned to Essex House, Strand, Westminster he found the hostages gone. Essex House, Strand, Westminster was besieged by the Queen's men under Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (65) . Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (35) and Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton 1573-1624 (27) surrendered. Charles Danvers 1568-1601 (33) and Christopher Blount 1565-1601 (36) took part. Roger Manners 5th Earl Rutland 1576-1612 (24) was implicated and was imprisoned for several months. He was fined £30000; a staggering amount three times more than any other conspirator.

On 25 Feb 1601 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (35) was beheaded at Tower Green, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London during the Essex Rebellion

Matthew Browne 1563-1603 was knighted by Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 at Cadiz, Spain

Dorothy Devereux Baronetess Staunton Harold was born to Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 and Frances Walsingham Countess Essex 1567-1633

Walter Devereux was born to Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 and Elizabeth Southwell 1566-1622

ANCESTRY

Father: Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576

GrandFather: Richard Devereux 1513-1547

1G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1st Viscount Hereford 1488-1558

2G GrandFather: John Devereux 8th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1464-1501

3G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1432-1485

4G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1387-1459

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Merbury

3G GrandMother: Anne Ferrers 7th Baroness Ferrers Chartley -1469

4G GrandFather: William Ferrers 6th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1412-1450

1G GrandMother: Mary Grey Baroness Ferrers Chartley 1491-1538

2G GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501

3G GrandFather: John Grey 1432-1461

4G GrandFather: Edward Grey 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1415-1457

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baroness Ferrers Groby 1419-1483

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492

4G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

4G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472

2G GrandMother: Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset 1460-1529

3G GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington 1442-1460

4G GrandFather: William Bonville 1420-1460

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Harrington 1423-1458

3G GrandMother: Katherine Neville Baroness Bonville, Baroness Hastings 1442-1503

4G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460

4G GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462

GrandMother: Dorothy Hastings

1G GrandFather: George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544

2G GrandFather: Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings 1466-1506

3G GrandFather: William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483

4G GrandFather: Leonard Hastings 1396-1455

4G GrandMother: Alice Camoys

3G GrandMother: Katherine Neville Baroness Bonville, Baroness Hastings 1442-1503

4G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460

4G GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462

2G GrandMother: Mary Hungerford Baroness Hastings, 4th Baroness Hungerford 1466-1553

3G GrandFather: Thomas Hungerford -1469

4G GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Moleyns 1st Baroness Hungerford

3G GrandMother: Anne Percy 1444-1522

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland 1421-1461

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland 1422-1480

1G GrandMother: Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544

2G GrandFather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483

3G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1425-1458

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460

4G GrandMother: Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham

3G GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort 1437-1474

4G GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468

2G GrandMother: Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford 1458-1497

3G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

4G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1385-1441

4G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate 1390-1448

3G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472

4G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol 1390-1433

4G GrandMother: Margherita Baux 1394-1469

Mother: Lettice Knollys Countess Essex 1543-1634

GrandFather: Francis Knollys 1512-1596

1G GrandFather: Robert Knollys -1521

2G GrandFather: Robert Knollys

3G GrandFather: Richard Knollys

3G GrandMother: Margaret Doyley

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Troutbeck

3G GrandFather: John Troutbeck

GrandMother: Catherine Carey 1524-1569

1G GrandFather: William Carey 1500-1528

2G GrandFather: Thomas Carey 1455-1500

3G GrandFather: William Carey 1437-1471

4G GrandFather: Philip Carey -1437

4G GrandMother: Christiana Orchard

3G GrandMother: Anna Fulford

4G GrandFather: Baldwin Fulford

2G GrandMother: Margaret Spencer 1472-1536

3G GrandFather: Robert Spencer -1510

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Beaufort Countess Ormonde 1432-1501

4G GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468

1G GrandMother: Mary Boleyn 1499-1543

2G GrandFather: Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539

3G GrandFather: William Boleyn 1451-1505

4G GrandFather: Geoffrey Boleyn Lord Mayor 1406-1463

4G GrandMother: Ann Hoo 1424-

3G GrandMother: Margaret Butler 1465-1537

4G GrandFather: Thomas Butler 7th Earl Ormonde 1426-1515

4G GrandMother: Anne Hankford Countess Ormonde 1431-1485

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Howard Countess Wiltshire, Countess Ormonde 1480-1538

3G GrandFather: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524

4G GrandFather: John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485

4G GrandMother: Katherine Moleyns

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey 1444-1497

4G GrandFather: Frederick Tilney 1416-1445

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney 1422-1473