BIOGRAPHY OF ROBERT DEVEREUX 3RD EARL ESSEX 1591-1646

GENERAL

Descent English Royalty: 8G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 10G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

EVENTS

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 1567-1633 (24)

Around 1603 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (11) educated at Eton College, Eton, Windsor, Berkshire

In 1603 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (11) and Frances Howard 1590-1632 (12) were marriedFourth Cousin, Fourth Cousin Once Removed, Fourth Cousin Once Removed

In 1604 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (12) was restored 3rd Earl Essex (8C 1572), 4th Viscount Hereford, 12th Baron Ferrers Chartley, 10th Baron Bourchier

Around 1607 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (15) educated at Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

On 25 Sep 1613 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (22) escorted Frances Howard 1590-1632 (23)

On 11 Mar 1630 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (39) and Elizabeth Paulet were married

On 23 Oct 1642 the Battle of Edge Hill was fought at Edge Hill, Warwickshire. The Royal army was commanded by Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (41) (with his son Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (12) present), Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland 1619-1682 (22) and Richard Spencer 1593-1661 (49) , and included Maurice Palatinate-Simmern 1621-1652 (21) , Richard Byron 2nd Baron Byron 1606-1679 (36) , Lucius Carey 2nd Viscount Falkland 1610-1643 (32) , Charles Cavendish 1620-1643 (22) , Spencer Compton 2nd Earl Northampton 1601-1643 (41) , Thomas Salusbury 1612-1643 (30) and William Feilding 1st Earl Denbigh 1587-1643 (55) . George Stewart 1618-1642 (24) and Robert Bertie 1582-1642 1st Earl Lindsey 1582-1642 (59) were killed. Of the Parliamentary army Basil Feilding 2nd Earl Denbigh 1608-1675 (34) and Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (51) . Oliver St John 5th Baron St John Bletso 1603-1642 (39) was wounded.

On 20 Sep 1643 the First Battle of Newbury was fought at Newbury, Berkshire with Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (42) commanding the Royalist army and Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (52) commanding the victorious Parliamentary army. For Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (42) John Byron 1st Baron Byron 1599-1652 (44) fought with distinction. Henry Bertie -1643, Lucius Carey 2nd Viscount Falkland 1610-1643 (33) , Robert Dormer 1st Earl Carnarvon 1610-1643 (33) and William Villiers 2nd Viscount Grandison 1614-1643 (29) were killed. Edward Villiers 1620-1689 (23) fought.

On 14 Sep 1646 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 (55) died

After 14 Sep 1646 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 was buried at Westminster Abbey, Westminster

Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex 1591-1646 was appointed as Privy Council

ANCESTRY

Father: Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 (6G Grandson Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Richard Devereux 1513-1547 (5G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1st Viscount Hereford 1488-1558 (8G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Devereux 8th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1464-1501 (7G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1432-1485 (7G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Anne Ferrers 7th Baroness Ferrers Chartley -1469 (6G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Mary Grey 1491-1538 (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (7G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Grey 1432-1461 (7G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandMother: Cecily Bonville 7th Baroness Harington, 2nd Baroness Bonville 1460-1529 (3G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington 1442-1460 (6G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Katherine Neville 1442-1503 (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

1G GrandMother: Dorothy Hastings (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings 1466-1506 (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (10G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Katherine Neville 1442-1503 (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Mary Hungerford 4th Baroness Hungerford 1466-1553 (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Hungerford -1469 (7G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Anne Percy 1444-1522 (3G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandMother: Anne Stafford 1483-1544 (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1425-1458 (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort 1437-1474 (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Catherine Woodville (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

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

4G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg 1415-1472 (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

GrandMother: Lettice Knollys 1543-1634 (6G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Francis Knollys 1512-1596

2G GrandFather: Robert Knollys -1521

3G GrandFather: Robert Knollys

4G GrandFather: Richard Knollys

4G GrandMother: Margaret Doyley

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Troutbeck

4G GrandFather: John Troutbeck

1G GrandMother: Catherine Carey 1524-1569 (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: William Carey 1500-1528 (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Carey 1455-1500 (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: William Carey 1437-1471 (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Anna Fulford

3G GrandMother: Margaret Spencer 1472-1536 (3G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Spencer -1510

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Beaufort 1432-1501 (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandMother: Mary Boleyn 1499-1543 (7G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (6G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: William Boleyn 1451-1505

4G GrandMother: Margaret Butler 1465-1537 (5G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Howard 1480-1538 (6G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Tilney 1444-1497 (8G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

Mother: Frances Walsingham 1567-1633

GrandFather: Francis Walsingham 1532-1590

1G GrandFather: William Walsingham -1534

2G GrandFather: James Walsingham 1462-1540

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Writtle 1464-1540

3G GrandFather: Walter Writtle

1G GrandMother: Joyce Denny 1506-1560

2G GrandFather: Edmund Denny Chief Baron 1457-1520

3G GrandFather: William Denny 1423-1470

4G GrandFather: Thomas Denny 1380-1429

2G GrandMother: Mary Troutbeck

GrandMother: Ursula St Barbe