Person:Henry Wriothesley (3)

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Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton
b.6 Oct 1573
d.10 Nov 1624
  1. Mary Wriothesleyabt 1563 - 1607
  2. Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton1573 - 1624
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Name Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton
Gender Male
Birth[1] 6 Oct 1573
Death[1] 10 Nov 1624


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Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton (pronunciation uncertain: (archaic), (present-day)[1] and have been suggested) (6 October 1573 – 10 November 1624), was the only son of Henry Wriothesley, 2nd Earl of Southampton, and Mary Browne, daughter of Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount Montagu. Shakespeare's two narrative poems, Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece, were dedicated to Southampton, who is generally identified as the Fair Youth of Shakespeare's Sonnets.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).