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Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex
b.1541
d.22 Sep 1576
  1. Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex1541 - 1576
  • HWalter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex1541 - 1576
  • WLettice Knollys1543 - 1634
  1. Lady Penelope Devereux1562 - 1607
  2. Dorothy Devereuxabt 1564 - 1619
  3. Robert Devereux1565 - 1601
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Name Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1541
Death[1] 22 Sep 1576


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Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex, KG (16 September 1541 – 22 September 1576), an English nobleman and general. From 1573 until his death he fought in Ireland in connection with the Plantation of Ulster, where he ordered the massacre of Rathlin Island. He was the father of Elizabeth I's favourite of her later years, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).