Earl of Leicester

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an English nobleman who led the baronial rebellion against Henry III (1208-1265)

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The host is Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, the owner of Kenilworth Castle, one of the Queen's favourites and Master of the Horses to the Elizabethan Court.
As Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, Canadian tenor John Tessier sang ardently with fine diction and lyrical tone, making about the best case possible for one of opera's less prepossessing characters.
Previously inaccessible, the tower was built especially for the queen by Robert Dudley, the Earl of Leicester, before her royal visit in 1575.
They were written by the personal agent and advisor at court of Robert Sidney, Viscount Lisle and first Earl of Leicester.
The cousins are not only at loggerheads over who should wear the crown but also over the affections of the Earl of Leicester who, much to Elizabeth's chagrin, is in love with Mary.
She never got to know what it was to be loved, so she nurtured the myth of the Virgin Queen -- even as she carried on with Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, whom she got beheaded for treason in 1601 -- to fend off her many royal suitors, including the comically vain Duke of Anjou, who was 21 years her junior.
8PM sMd ELIZABETH Film4 9pm Joseph Fiennes follows Will Shakespeare with the Earl Of Leicester, courting 16th-century intrigue after virgin queen Cate Blanchett ascends to a throne of blood.
2 Who was the father of Edmund Crouchback, 1st Earl of Leicester and Lancaster?
but most of all a big thanks for proferring the Northumberland title on Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester.
The three editors have also co-edited another set of Sidney familial correspondence: Domestic Politics and Family Absence: The Correspondence (1588-1621) of Robert Sidney, First Earl of Leicester, and Barbara Gamage Sidney, Countess of Leicester (the parents of Dorothy Percy's husband, Robert Sidney), as well as two collections of the works of Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke (aunt to Robert Sidney).
A 17th-century earl of Leicester gave the castle's riverside elevation a lamentable brick frontage.
They want to capitalise on tales of heroism by the Princes of Gwynedd and the legacy of landowners such as Robert Wynn and Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester aswell as stories about the fate of victims of English King Edward I's land clearances to build his castles.
Glenconner and Lady Anne, daughter of the 5th Earl of Leicester, had five children.
Mary Stuart Janet McTeer Elizabeth Harriet Walter Hanna Kennedy Maria Tucci Sir Amias Paulet Michael Countryman Mortimer Chandler Williams Lord Burleigh Nicholas Woodeson Count Aubespine, Melvil Michael Rudko Earl of Shrewsbury Brian Murray Earl of Leicester John Benjamin Hickey O'Kelly Adam Greer Sir William Davison Robert Stanton With: Tony Carlin, Guy Paul.