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Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester
b.19 Nov 1563
d.13 Jul 1626
  1. Philip Sidney1554 - 1586
  2. Mary Sidney1561 - 1621
  3. Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester1563 - 1626
  • HRobert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester1563 - 1626
  • WBarbara Gamage1563 - 1621
m. 23 Sep 1584
  1. Lady Philippa Sydney - 1620
  2. Katherine Sydney - 1616
  3. Mary Sydney1587 - 1651/3
  4. William Sydney1590 - 1612
  5. Robert Sydney, 2nd Earl of Leicester1595 - 1677
  6. Lady Barbara Sidney
Facts and Events
Name Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester
Alt Name Robert Sydney, 1st Earl of Leicester
Gender Male
Birth[1] 19 Nov 1563
Marriage 23 Sep 1584 St. Donat's, Glamorgan, Walesto Barbara Gamage
Other? 4 May 1605 Viscount L’Isle
Other? 1618 Earl of Leicester
Death[1] 13 Jul 1626


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Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester (19 November 1563 – 13 July 1626), second son of Sir Henry Sidney, was a statesman of Elizabethan and Jacobean England. He was also a patron of the arts and an interesting poet. His mother, Mary Sidney née Dudley, was a lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth I and a sister of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, an advisor and favourite of the Queen.

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