Person:Robert Devereux (4)

Robert Devereux
b.10 Nov 1565
  1. Lady Penelope Devereux1562 - 1607
  2. Dorothy Devereuxabt 1564 - 1619
  3. Robert Devereux1565 - 1601
  1. Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex1591 - 1646
  2. Frances Devereux1599 - 1674
  3. Dorothy Devereux - 1636
Facts and Events
Name Robert Devereux
Gender Male
Birth[1] 10 Nov 1565
Military[1] 1588 Spanish Armada
Reference Number? Q437917?
Military[1] 1589 English Armada
Military[1] 1596 Capture of Cadiz
Death[1] 25 Feb 1601 Tower of London, Middlesex, EnglandExecuted for treason

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Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG PC (; 10 November 1565 – 25 February 1601) was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth I. Politically ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor campaign in Ireland during the Nine Years' War in 1599. In 1601, he led an abortive coup d'état against the government and was executed for treason.

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