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Elizabeth and Essex: A Tragic History - Guerrero, Marciano (Editor), and Strachey, Lytton
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Torrid, tortured, and notorious -as romances go- indisputably was the affair between Elizabeth I, Queen of England, and Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex. It started in 1587, when she was fifty-three and he was merely nineteen. The affair lasted five years. Essex was beheaded for treason in 1601. The book brilliantly exposes the details that led to Essex's demise.A master of the English language, Lytton Strachey renders in unbridled fast-paced -for a history-based narration- powerful and exquisite scenes of individual love, ...

Elizabeth and Essex: A Tragic History 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781500879921

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