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Essex, Traitor Earl

(1976)
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Essex, Traitor Earl Into the final years of Elizabeth Tudor's life comes Robert Devereux, young, wilful, the stepson of Leicester, the only man the aging Queen had ever loved. Now, passion is ended, yet the newcomer to court manages to rekindle one last, lingering flame in the Virgin Queen's heart, and for a few glorious years Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, enjoys the place he coveted as Queen's favourite, Over ambitious, lulled into a false sense of security by Elizabeth's love, Essex begins to believe he can rule the Queen. He dares to make a marriage with the young Frances Walsingham, widow of Sir Philip Sidney, but is discovered, and for the first time learns what it is to earn Elizabeth's anger. Time and again he matches his strength against that of the mighty Tudor. Time and again he wins until finally he thought he could re

    

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February 1976 : UK Hardback
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Title: Essex, Traitor Earl
Author(s): Jean Evans
ISBN: 0-7091-4979-4 / 978-0-7091-4979-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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