's latest surviving dated writing is a letter to Charles Blount, Lord Mountjoy
(later Earl of Devon), regarding the Irish rebel leader, Hugh O'Neill, Lord Tyrone
Elizabeth I, Queen. Elizabeth I: Collected Works. Editors Marcus, Leah S., Janel M. Mueller, and Mary Beth Rose, University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Full-scale revolt against English rule (that is, rule over the Roman Catholic Church
majority by a newly-settled Anglican
elite) broke out in Ireland in the form of Tyrone's Rebellion, led by Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone